CANADA: World Outlook

External Affairs Chief Lester Bowles Pearson arose in the House of Commons one day last week to open the annual full-dress debate on foreign policy. Spreading on his desk a sheaf of handwritten notes which he had edited and re-edited almost to that hour, he outlined a policy that has undergone some shifts in emphasis, but not in direction, within the last year.

Pearson, who is on record as favoring ultimate recognition of Red China, laid down—for this year, at any rate—a firmer line on Asiatic Communism: "We must not compromise with Communist...

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