FOREIGN RELATIONS: Sights Cleared

In two policy pronouncements last week the U.S. clarified 'what it stands for & against in Germany and China.

Hard Winter. Before he left for Moscow, Secretary of State James F. Byrnes gave the Army the first detailed interpretation of the Potsdam Declaration as it applies to the economic future of Germany. The U.S. formula was both hard & soft. It aims to put Germany back on its self-sustaining feet and able to raise its standard of living in two years. But to get Germany to that point, the Allies will have to finance (against Germany's exports to come) hundreds...