International: Fear

The news that the U.S. was building a hydrogen bomb, together with Dean Acheson's opinion that it was no longer any use to seek agreement with Russia on atomic energy control (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), caused some people to look for a convenient hole to creep into. France, the U.S.'s principal ally on the Continent, seemed to be looking hardest of all.

Despite the North Atlantic Treaty and the Military Assistance Program in which the U.S. committed itself to the defense of Western Europe, Le Monde, an influential anti-Communist newspaper, last week proposed the "military...

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