POSTWAR: N.A.M. Looks Ahead

The "New Realism" about the U.S. position in international affairs percolated down to the conservative National Association of Manufacturers last week. Attracted by the theory that in internationalism lies the best future protection for American self-interest, the N.A.M.'s postwar committee presented a program that would have created a sensation in so-called hardheaded business circles as recently as two years ago.

A main point was that "orderly international relations . . . are incompatible with both the payment and the receipt of reparations during a prolonged period." N.A.M.'s recommendations:

>No reparations at all for any nation, except for losses due to such nonmilitary...

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