FOREIGN RELATIONS: Possibilities for Friction

The only way the West can win the cold war, said Spanish Dictator Francisco Franco in an interview with Newspaper Editor Roy Howard last week, is to slap an immediate embargo on all trade with Russia and her satellites. Franco's proposal found informal support in a surprising place: among the Far Eastern experts in the U.S. State Department.

In Asia, their argument runs, an embargo would really hurt. "Take China," said one specialist. "A large amount of her industry is based on British and U.S. machinery installed before the Communists took over. China needs parts and replacements for those industrial...

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