The Hemisphere: The Acid Test

In Washington last week, John Moors Cabot, President Eisenhower's top Latin America hand, outlined an important new U.S. policy toward the other American republics. "No regime which is openly playing the Communist game can expect from us the positive cooperation we normally seek to extend to all of our sister republics." the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs told a meeting of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Although Cabot did not state it quite so explicitly, the converse was evident: the U.S. is prepared to cooperate with and aid any established non-Red government, regardless of its nature. Said Cabot: "We...

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