National Affairs: Fair Warning

The big lesson that John Foster Dulles carried away from the Korean war was that the Communists would never have attacked had they been certain that the U.S. was willing to go to war. Last week Secretary of State Dulles used his press conference to hand the Russians as blunt a warning as they are ever likely to get: if they launch any attack on NATO Part ner Turkey, even under the guise of going to the aid of Red-lining Syria, there will be war with the U.S.

Dulles made it clear that the U.S. was deeply concerned about Soviet saber-rattling. There...

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