CONFERENCES: Who Bosses the Cops?

It was like the old saying, "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost," and so on up to the loss of a kingdom. But it worked in reverse, like this: the Big Four's Foreign Ministers in Manhattan could write all five peace treaties (Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Rumania, Finland) if they could write the Italian treaty; they could write the Italian treaty if they could agree on Trieste; they could agree on Trieste if they could fix the U.N.-appointed governor's powers; they could fix the governor's powers if they could decide who would boss Trieste's police. And nothing was...

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