FOREIGN RELATIONS: For Mutual Security

To Capitol Hill last week went Dwight Eisenhower's budget for foreign aid. Proposed outlay: about $5.8 billion, or some $1.8 billion less than Harry Truman's request for fiscal 1954. Other highlights of the 1954 Mutual Security program: ¶ Europe will still be the No. 1 beneficiary, but its proportion (more than $3 billion) of the whole MSA pie will be cut from about 75% to 55%. ¶ Asia will get about 30%, a larger share (about $1.7 billion) than ever before. This sum includes $400 million for Indo-China. representing about 40% of the cost of the Indo-Chinese war to...

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