FOREIGN RELATIONS: An International Armed Force?

With the U.S. facing East-West disarmament negotiations in mid-March and a summit meeting in mid-May, Secretary of State Christian A. Herter decided that an official statement of U.S. disarmament goals was urgently needed to clear up confusion both in the U.S. and abroad. Last week, after consulting with President Eisenhower, Herter set forth those goals in a major policy speech to Washington's National Press Club. It was at once a hard-headed warning about the perils of disarmament for disarmament's sake and a misty-eyed vista of a disarmed world patrolled by an international police force —a vista that would have...

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