THE NATION: Cut in Air Power?

"We believe that [Soviet] atomic capability is rapidly improving," testified General of the Army Omar Bradley before the House Foreign Affairs Committee last week. "... I know of no intelligence which reveals any change in attitude on the part of the Soviet Union or which would give us any reason to diminish or slow down or stretch out our preparedness effort." The same day President Eisenhower submitted to Congress a defense budget which, if approved, would sharply cut the programmed strength of the U.S. Air Force.

Delayed Effects. The Administration proposes to cut $2.3 billion off the amount of money...

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