Foreign News: Only the Naive

"The belief in man, created free, in the image of God—is the crucial difference between ourselves and the enemies we face today."—Franklin Roosevelt on the Four Freedoms, June 14, 1942.

Virtually alone among responsible British news journals, the New Statesman and Nation last week remembered that in the "dangerous and disgraceful situation" in India, one of the "crucial differences" between the Axis and the Allies was being lost. The majority of the press accepted the Government's "realism" on secondary issues.

The primary fact was that, led by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress...

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