FOREIGN AID: What About Neutrals?

Just a week after President Eisenhower's advisory committee on foreign aid handed in its report, another panel of experts sent him a second report clashing with the first on a sizzling issue: U.S. aid ' to neutral nations. The committee headed by Steelman Benjamin F. Fairless had unanimously urged "a higher priority" in aid programs for "countries which have joined in the collective-security system" (TIME, March 11). The 13-member International Development Advisory Board, chaired by Movieman Eric Johnston, unanimously recommended increased U.S. aid for "countries wishing to remain free of all military alliances." Both reports are likely to be praised...

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