Foreign News: The Old Lion

Once he had roared like an angry lion against delay and the deluded talkers of Munich. But last week an older Winston Churchill did nothing to quell Labor's feet-dragging rebels or to give urgency to his Foreign Secretary's plea for action. True, he sturdily supported German rearmament ("It astonished me that anyone can imagine the mighty, buoyant German race being relegated to a kind of no man's land in Europe and a sort of leper status at the mercy, and remaining at the mercy, of Soviet invasion"), but he weakened the case for EDC...

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