National Affairs: Judah to Cuba

If a diplomat says "no" he is said to be no diplomat. If he can say "I know" he is likely to be a very good diplomat.

Major General Enoch Hebert Crowder, lately retired U. S. Ambassador to Cuba, was a very good diplomat. Modern diplomacy, especially between the U. S. and Cuba, is more a matter of business than bons mots. U. S. investors pay two-thirds of Cuba's wages. U. S. markets absorb 80% of Cuba's exports. In addition to keeping these business relations smooth, General Crowder could often say "I know" about Cuba's...

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