International: In the Cards?

"Tell you how I look at it," said a U.S. radio commentator—thoroughly hep to his country's new position in the world—to a recently visiting Briton. "Guam is our chief base in the Pacific, and naturally we don't expect Guam to be selfsupporting. Now England, you see, is our chief base in Europe, and of course we've got to carry it—just like Guam."

This Yankee from Olympus had learned a great deal since the bad old isolationist days. But he, and thousands of other eager new Truman Doctrinaires, still had to learn that Britain was not...

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