INTERNATIONAL: Four Flags Together

The post-war world reached the blueprint stage last week. Britain, Russia, China and the U.S.—the four great Allied powers—had got down to making agreements, not only for the war, but for the peace. At meetings in London and Washington (TIME, June 8) they were speaking to one another frankly and, more important, agreeing jointly.

For, if the war is to be won, those four must fight it jointly; and after they have won, those four, if they agree, can enforce the terms of peace as no one or two could enforce it alone.

The significant fact was that Russia and Britain, which...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!