Foreign News: The Cancer of Freedom

When Khrushchev does not have the law on his side, and when he dares not put things to the vote among those most concerned, he likes to talk (as he did last week) about its being "sensible to recognize the situation prevailing in the world." Translated out of jargon, Khrushchev was arguing that the West might not like Russia's presence in East Germany and Eastern Europe, and the East Germans and East Europeans obviously didn't like it either, but the world had better get used to it. It could as easily be argued that West Berliners want no part of Soviet...

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