THE ATOM: High Price of Suspension

THE ATOM High Price of Suspension For 13 months President Eisenhower's Administration has imposed a voluntary ban on nuclear testing while negotiating with the Russians at Geneva on how to set up international controls—and the ban has been extended to Dec. 31. In U.S. atomic weapons laboratories and in the Pentagon last week, there were no doubts at all that the U.S. should get on with its testing program as soon as possible. Reason: the nuclear-test moratorium is now damaging the nation's nuclear-deterrent power.

The U.S.'s second generation of solid-fuel missiles, designed for...

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