FOREIGN RELATIONS: Projection & Accusation

George Marshall's speech before the U.N. delegates of 55 nations carried his nation into a new projection of foreign policy. It was of a piece with the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall plan in that it was coldly directed against Russia's power, obstructionism and delay. What Marshall said was simply this: after two years of operation, U.N., because of Russia's paralyzing use of the veto power, is a complete sham. Now the U.S., by an appeal to the world's conscience and to the world's small powers, is going to try to make it work. To lay the groundwork for his...

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