Foreign Relations: The New Isolationism

FOREIGN RELATIONS

Georgia's Senator Richard Russell, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has been a generally strong supporter of global U.S. foreign policy from the Marshall Plan onward. Yet last week he grumbled: "We made a terrible mistake getting involved in Viet Nam. I don't know just how we can get out now, but the time is about at hand when we must re-evaluate our position." He wants to re-evaluate other areas too. "It would be nothing less than tragedy for us to go and get involved in the Congo as we are...

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