In the U.S., Franklin Roosevelt's new Secretary of State proclaimed a new isolationism (see U.S. AT WAR). Its effect was to cut the ground from under Britain's policy in the liberated countries at the most critical moment. In the House of Commons Prime Minister Winston Churchill defended his policy in Greece from attacks by Labor, Liberals and Leftists. The speech in which he demanded a vote of confidence fell into two main parts. One was a stinging indictment of the ELAS. The other was a stinging indictment of the false democracy under...

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