FOREIGN RELATIONS: A Closer Companionship

In Manhattan last week, a distinguished British elder statesman rose to address the Foreign Policy Association. As wartime ambassador to Washington, Lord Halifax had been entrusted by Winston Churchill with a crucial job in building wartime cooperation between the U.S. and Britain. Halifax, now 70, spoke with grave pride of "the close companionship, in peace as in war, of your people and mine."

Said he: "The importance of this association to us both is so great, if we want to live our lives in the same sort of fashion as we have done up to now, that it is almost...

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