National Affairs: Somebody Please Explain

Tom Connally's Joint Senate Committee had another go at the hashed-up resolution on troops to Europe. Hauling back into committee the resolution they had unanimously approved only the week before (TIME, March 19), they managed to unhash one point. The resolution came back out with a positive declaration: the Senate approved adding four more U.S. divisions to the two already in Europe. But the section which seems to require congressional approval before the President sends any more troops after that was still muddy and obscure.

The committeemen had tried their best to put their...

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