International: Grave Decision

From Berlin, the New York Herald Tribune's Columnist Joseph Alsop reported :

"The United States has now begun a struggle for Germany against the Soviet Union. The decision to do so—one of the gravest ever made by American statesmen—was taken for two reasons. It was made necessary by the competition between the Soviet and Western systems which is now going on all over the world. It was precipitated by Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov's statement to the Foreign Ministers' meeting in Paris on July 14, which first disclosed Soviet purposes beyond any possibility...

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