FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Disarmament Problem

It is too much to say that there is "real hope" for disarmament progress with the Russians. President Eisenhower told his news conference last week; nonetheless, the fact that Moscow has taken a "different tone" and is becoming "more serious" at the U.N. disarmament talks in London gives ground for guarded optimism. Among the reasons for the different tone: the Soviets, "as well as all the rest of the world, are feeling the pinch" of maintaining "these tremendous military organizations." However, warned Ike, "this doesn't mean that they are not . . . going to want just as big...

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