FOREIGN RELATIONS: Who Killed Cock Robin?

If dead it was, who killed the bipartisan foreign policy? Administration spokesmen said the Republicans had done it—with their slings and arrows. Last week New York's Irving Ives rose in the Senate to point a Republican finger in the opposite direction.

His remarks were leveled at his New York colleague, Democrat Herbert Lehman, who had recently demanded that the Republicans divorce themselves from politics in foreign affairs. Ives noted that the demise of bipartisanship was largely due to the absence of two Republicans who had originally shown the way. One was Arthur Vandenberg, who was sick. The other was...