THE NATION: A Straight Shot

Months before the election, when John Foster Dulles was trying to show the need for a foreign policy stronger than containment, he proposed a new course of action. "We could make it clear, on the highest authority of the President and the Congress.'' he wrote, "that U.S. policy seeks as one of its peaceful goals the eventual restoration of genuine independence in the nations . . . now dominated by Moscow, and that we will not be a party to any 'deal' confirming the rule of Soviet despotism over the alien peoples which it now dominates."

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