FOREIGN RELATIONS: Confidence & Caution

Sir Pierson Dixon. Britain's permanent representative to the United Nations, had company for lunch at Wave Hill, his handsome Hudson River residence in Riverdale. just north of Manhattan. Gathered under fragrantly flowering linden trees one balmy day last week were three of the free world's shapers of foreign policy: Britain's Foreign Secretary Harold Macmillan, France's Foreign Minister Antoine Pinay and U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles.

Puzzling Problems. The Briton and the Frenchman had come to the U.S. for the U.N.'s tenth anniversary ceremonies in San Francisco, but before the...

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