COMMUNISTS: Bad Week for Them

For months Russia's headlong Nikita Khrushchev had seemed incapable of putting a foot wrong. His ways might be crude, his methods clumsy, but his words had an engaging candor. He conceded nothing, but incessant Russian appeals for a summit meeting "to relax tensions" had thrown the West on the propaganda defensive. Unilateral Russian "renunciation" of nuclear tests—after the Russians had just completed a series of tests—enabled Khrushchev to pose as the world's leading advocate of disarmament. But just when everything seemed to be going so well for him, Nikita Khrushchev's foreign policy...

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