JUDGMENTS & PROPHECIES: THE SECOND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY FAILURE OF 1954

JUDGMENTS & PROPHECIES

WALTER LIPPMANN gets mad:

FOR the second time this year we have stood immovably with a policy, and have had to watch it fail. In the spring it was the Navarre Plan for the military recovery of Indo-China and now it is the European Defense Community. In both cases there were warnings that at the best the prospects of success were slim, and that no time should be lost in preparing an alternative to fall back upon. Both times the Administration not only refused to heed the warnings but refused to consider, even hypothetically, what to do if the Navarre...

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