THE NATION: Momentous Warning

Across the nation and around the free world this week the headlines blazed a New Year's warning to world Communism: the U.S. would tolerate no Communist move into any part of the Middle East, and would fight, if necessary, to prevent it. President Eisenhower intends to 1) request standby authority from the newly convened 85th Congress to send U.S. forces to help any Middle Eastern nation repel Communist attack, 2) draft a new program of economic aid for the Middle East to build up its stability and anti-Communist potential. Congress will...

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