The vigor with which Secretary of State Stettinius last week denounced the Russian arrest of the 16 Polish emissaries was but another indication of the changed official U.S. attitude toward Russia.

The change was in method, rather than in aims. It could best be summed up in the remark of a close friend of President Truman, who said: "From now on we are playing stud instead of draw poker. There will always be at least four cards lying face up on the table."

Some results of this policy were already in evidence at San Francisco. There was no indication that Russia was...

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