SWEDEN: Reds For Friends

"What has happened fills us with horror and sorrow. . . . Neutrality as such is no defense in these times. We have no illusions. ..." So spoke the sober Stockholm Tidningen last week as Sweden, only one of the Oslo Group's six peaceful powers as yet unscathed by war, prepared to recast her shattered foreign policy, seek a strong new friend in Moscow. What disgusted the Swedes as much as anything was that day-old German papers, arriving in Sweden the morning of the Lowlands invasion, front-paged an official D. N. B. declaration...

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