REPUBLICANS: Realistic Internationalism

The No. 1 and No. 2 GOPresidential possibilities last week effectively laid the specter of Republican isolationism. They removed the broad objectives of U.S. foreign policy from 1944 campaign debate. And they gave assurance to U.S. allies and enemies alike that, whichever party wins in November, the U.S. will not abandon its international responsibilities.

Speaking in Manhattan two days apart, more explicitly than either has before, New York's Governor Thomas E. Dewey and Ohio's Governor John W. Bricker were substantially agreed on a Republican foreign-policy plank. Its keynote: "realistic" internationalism, solidly based...

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