BELGIUM: Wanted: a Plan

Belgian women had scarcely ceased weeping over the coffins of the victims of Rundstedt's Christmas drive. Belgian political factions had scarcely interrupted (but never really stopped) their quarrel in face of the threat that the drive implied. Last week in Brussels crisis loomed again. The five Socialist members of his Cabinet threatened to withdraw their support from Premier Hubert Pierlot. His Government seemed to be tottering.

But the Belgian crisis was not merely Belgian. The problems of the little kingdom, whose King Leopold III is a German prisoner, seemed like a desperate...

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