National Affairs: Historical Answer

Defenders of the Truman Doctrine were also busy last week. In the Security Council, Warren Austin gave a soft answer to decriers' wrathful charges that the doctrine bypassed U.N. (see INTERNATIONAL).*

But in Washington a man under no diplomatic restrictions gave a more candid answer. The man was Dr. Edmund Walsh, founder of Georgetown University's famed School of Foreign Service, consultant to the U.S. Army on geopolitics, lecturer at the General Staff School, consultant at the Nürnberg trials, specialist in Russian history. Said Jesuit Father Walsh:

Czar to Commissar. "Just as the warnings of James Monroe...

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