FRANCE: The Big If

France's Robert Schuman will arrive in the U.S. next week to attend the Foreign Ministers' conference in New York. He will bring with him a special problem requiring special U.S. attention. Schuman is a sincere anti-Communist who would like to strengthen France's defenses against Communist attack; but he is also a member of a shaky French cabinet which is afraid to take vigorous anti-Communist action. It is reliably reported that Schuman hopes the U.S. will twist his arm a bit and force his government to get cracking on rearmament. Without such a display of U.S. pressure, the present French...

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