ARGENTINA: Poker

In the complicated poker game of Argentine politics, Vice President Juan Domingo Perón shuffled offices like a deck of cards. Out of the Cabinet last week went Foreign Minister Orlando Peluffo. In as Acting Foreign Minister came César Ameghino, considered a temporary appointee. In eliminating Peluffo, a stiff-necked nationalist, Perón had eliminated his last important opponent in the Cabinet. The wily Vice President could now proceed with his program of stabilizing Argentina's Government, improving her foreign relations and perhaps one day achieving U.S. recognition.

In the meantime, if Argentine observers were right, he would try to tidy up his antidemocratic...

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