The clearest statement yet made on what constitutes foreign policy now that the U.S. is on the offensive came last week from the man who, except for Franklin Roosevelt, can best define it. Said Secretary of State Cordell Hull at his press conference: the U.S. is not now concerned about individual or political aims and purposes, but only with the terrific undertaking of winning the war.

Good, grey Cordell Hull, who put into effect the Good Neighbor policy, would be the first to admit that this new policy was one of frank expediency.

The argument in favor of its application in...

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