GREAT BRITAIN: Concurrence on Deterrence

A great commotion sounded in Britain. Defense Minister Duncan Sandys' White Paper, asserting flatly that major Russian aggression, even by conventional forces, would be met by nuclear retaliation, had roused a fresh hubbub of demands to ban the hydrogen bomb, to abandon nuclear weapons, to refuse the U.S.-made Thor rockets. Thousands attended meetings organized by 85-year-old Philosopher Bertrand Russell, who wants Britain to forswear its nuclear weapons as an example to mankind. Urged on by the Daily Herald, 70 Laborite M.P.s backed a "Victory for Socialism" group, dedicated to rejecting the...

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