INTERNATIONAL: Victors & Vanquished

In Japan last week, for the first time since the U.S. occupation, Japanese openly talked rearmament. In Western Germany, plain Germans talked rearmament too, but there the topic was no longer new. In Western Germany the question was not if, but when and how.

Communist aggression in Korea had lined up the Japanese more solidly with the West than ever before. The Japanese had found something new and vitally important to talk about, and the talk was going to get louder & louder.

In Paris, the French Foreign Office was preparing some news for Western Germany. Last winter the French had...

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