FRANCE: Tempting Fruit

In the eyes of many Americans, the worst result of Berlin was the agreement to negotiate on Korea and Indo-China at the April conference in Geneva. In French eyes, this was the best result. Reporting last week to the National Assembly's Foreign Affairs Committee, Foreign Minister Georges Bidault said: "The situation in Europe is identical with what it was before ... but the results on Asia would in themselves justify the meeting of the four ministers." Proudly and perhaps unwisely, M. Bidault represented the Geneva agreement as a concession he had wrung...

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