BOLIVIA: Counterattack

The Bolivian Affair is close to a showdown. The climax will feature high diplomacy, cold economics and a strong dash of cops-&-robbers. If it turns out well, the U.S. and 18 of the 20 "Good Neighbors" will have won a resounding victory. If it does not, the whole Good Neighbor policy in Latin America will have suffered a grave defeat.

The Challenge. Said Secretary of State Cordell Hull: "It is my information that by the consultation now in progress [among 18 American Republics] there is already taking place considerable exchange of information...

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