OPINION: Policy Without Purpose?

Into the ranks of dissenters to U.S. foreign policy steps a new recruit this week, armed with an old-fashioned philosophy and a newsman's restless mind. He is Max Ways, 54, longtime TIME senior editor (FOREIGN NEWS, NATIONAL AFFAIRS) and foreign correspondent. U.S. foreign policy, writes Ways in Beyond Survival (Harper; $4), is headed for a dead end. It is probably doomed to lose ground to the Communists in the realms of politics, economics and military affairs. The fault lies not with the policymakers but with the American people, because the U.S. has...

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