Foreign News: As Others See Us

Relations between the Western allies are at one of their low postwar points. What unity there is was born of irresolution rather than resolution, of recognition of common danger rather than agreement on common action.

In Britain, the very failure of U.S. plans for "united action" brought a sense of relief. The Times of London was notably pleased, and seemed to have made a discovery for itself, to wit, that the Americans are not wicked warmongers, after all.

"One immensely important factor which has been all too often ignored in recent years seems at...

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