THE NATION: Alone

We are fighting by ourselves alone; but we are not fighting for ourselves alone.

—Winston Churchill, July 14, 1940 The U.S. has no firmer ally than Britain and no firmer friends in Britain than Sir Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden.

But the alliance and the friendship now appear in an entirely different light.

Throughout the Geneva Conference Eden had been busily courting the Communists.

Last week, 48 hours before he and Churchill took off for the Washington Conference, Eden in the House of Commons (see FOREIGN NEWS) struck at the heart of U.S....

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