CANADA: Debt of Gratitude

Not all Canadians agree with External Affairs Chief Lester B. Pearson that the U.S. is ignoring or mishandling Canada's foreign-policy interests. Scholarly William Joseph Browne, a Newfoundland Tory M.P., took time out from the budget debate in Parliament last week to place a sharply dissenting opinion on the record. Said Browne:

"We receive protection from the United States that I do not think we fully appreciate. If the United States were not there with its powerful forces there would be nothing to prevent Russia from attacking us instead of looking for objectives in Asia. Not only those living in Canada,...

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