Letters, Jun. 22, 1953

Free Trade in Brickbats

Sir:

Reaction on the part of TIME and Americans generally to the Churchill-Attlee speeches [TIME, May 25; June 8] is astonishing. The U.S. has [always had] the largest commitment in Korea and the loudest voice in the formation of policy. But Americans seem to expect Britain and other nations to place troops at the disposal of American commanders—to make their troops instruments of American policy—and yet to withhold all comment on that policy. Satellitism, surely! Face it: either regard the Korean war as an American venture ... or else...

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