FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Tab

After acting like a small boy afraid to go to the dentist, the Administration finally broke down under demands from Capitol Hill last week and put a first-year price tag on the arms to accompany the North Atlantic Treaty. It wasn't as bad as predicted, after all. For the coming fiscal year, Dean Acheson told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the U.S. planned to provide the treaty nations of Western Europe with $1.13 billion worth of military supplies (plus an additional $320 million primarily for Greece and Turkey). Perhaps half the equipment...

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