Foreign News: Rx for Security

Clench-jawed Lord Vansittart left his post as Chief Diplomatic Adviser to the Foreign Office in 1941, the better to press his belief that salvation lies in taming the Teuton. Last week he reduced his formula to twelve points, published them in the New York Times Magazine.

1) Unconditional surrender—to destroy the myth of German invincibility.

2) Effective occupation of Germany by an Allied army and air force, establishment of an inter-Allied council of control.

3) Arrest of persons believed guilty of war crimes, and trial in countries where the crimes were committed; neutrals to...

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