CHANCELLERIES: Open Diplomacy

To Poland's government U.S. Ambassador Stanton Griffis last week made a tongue-in-cheek offer.

Why, he asked, did Poland's Urzad Bezpieczenstwa (secret police) waste money planting agents in the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw? Said Griffis: "There's nothing I tell my government I wouldn't tell you. . . . Why bother paying agents to read telegrams I'll gladly show you? But if you insist on spending money that way, why not have the U.B. hire me? I have more access to what information there is."

The startled Poles did not accept.

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