FOREIGN RELATIONS: A Gain Among Losses

For Western diplomats, it was a week of compromise, indecision and foreboding, but in the general gloom Secretary Dulles found one solid, significant triumph for U.S. and inter-American diplomacy: the ouster of the Communist-dominated government in Guatemala.

The events in Guatemala (see HEMISPHERE), Dulles told a nationwide radio and TV audience, ''expose the evil purpose of the Kremlin to destroy the inter-American system, and they test the ability of the American states to maintain the peaceful integrity of this hemisphere. For several years now . . . Communism has been probing ... for nesting places in the Americas. It finally...

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