Foreign Relations: The One-Two Punch

Standing at a lectern in the East Room of the White House, the President of the U.S. hefted his big fists and clenched them. "We're like a man in the ring," he said, assuming a pose and a phraseology he has been using a lot in private. "We're using our right and our left constantly." Out shot his right fist. That, he said, symbolized U.S. power. "I say to Secretary McNamara, 'You be sure that our men have the morale and have the equipment and have the necessary means of seeing that we...

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