National Affairs: The Great Mistake

"The great trouble is that people do not always understand the United States," said Admiral Arthur Radford, retired chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, of the Quemoy crisis last week. "Within my lifetime there have been three occasions when the enemy got the impression from the press we were so divided that we could not get together. The Germans got that impression in World War I, and the Germans and Japanese got it in World War II, and the Communists got it in Korea. They were mistaken."

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