Letters, Dec. 6, 1954

Man of the Year

Sir:

Let's look at the accomplishments as we wind up the old year; 1954 could be called the Year of Settlements. The old grievances over the Suez Canal Zone, Iranian oil and Trieste were brilliantly negotiated and settled . . . EDC may be dead, but the Western European nations and their allies . . . have virtually completed the structure for Western defense, with German participation. The Indo-China war, which has long drained one of our allies, was halted (granted, not settled). True, the shadow of Asian Communism has...

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