The clouds of Europe's troubles hung darkly over Washington last week. Top strategists of the State Department were seldom out of conferences. The hot question of U.S. foreign policy was: Will the U.S. send troops to Greece?
Britain, steadily removing her troops from Greece, gave the State Department renewed notice of her determination to get the rest (about 5,000) out by year's end. Britain meant to test how far, in men as well as in dollars and supplies, the U.S. was willing to go in Europe.
As if to test U.S. public opinion, the
American Legion's outgoing National Commander Paul Griffith gave...