Foreign News: Voice of Britain

Sir Anthony Eden flew into Bangkok annoyed and disappointed with Secretary of State Dulles. Dulles' New York speech, carrying a U.S. pledge to defend the offshore islands if they were invaded as part of an assault on Formosa, seemed to flatly contradict Eden's hopes that Dulles was coming to agree that the islands should be given up. In Britain, while Eden was aloft on the way to Bangkok, the Labor Party was giving the government a rough time. "The danger of war in the Far East arises not from Chinese but from American aggression,"...

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