THE ATOM: Instrument of Peace

So consistent has been the U.S. attitude of generosity on the peaceful atom since World War II that foreign policy critics rarely think to take it into account in assessing U.S. world position. Beginning with the Baruch Plan (sabotaged by the Russians), the U.S. has again and again offered to make the peaceful atom available to other qualified nations on almost any reasonable basis. Last week President Eisenhower took one more unprecedented step in the same direction by authorizing the release of 88,000 Ibs. of uranium 235 for long-range power development and...