FOREIGN RELATIONS: Diplomats at Work, may 20, 1957

Both on Capitol Hill and in the trouble spots around the world, the Administration last week was fighting the battle for U.S. foreign-policy objectives. During the week U.S. diplomats:

¶ Urged the Senate, despite mounting opposition by Old Guard Republicans, to ratify the 80-nation treaty to create an International Atomic Energy Agency, key element in Ike's 1953 atoms-for-peace proposal before the United Nations. Among the objections: approval would involve the U.S. in a giant "giveaway" of atomic secrets; Red China might be expected to join and benefit, etc. Secretary of State Dulles, in appearances before two Senate committees, flatly...

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