THE NATION: Appointment in Bermuda

Although this is the age of psychological warriors and public-opinion surveyors, the most astute diplomacy is often just what comes naturally. Last week the U.S. sponsored, and committed itself to attend, a three-power conference with Britain and France in Bermuda in late June. In its broadest meaning, the conference was an astute piece of diplomacy because it headed off, for at least a month, the premature demands in Western Europe for a four-power talk with the Russians. But it was astute mostly because it was what came naturally.

For weeks Dwight Eisenhower has been thinking that it might be wise...

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