For the second time in a fortnight, John Foster Dulles made a radio & television report to the U.S. people. In his first message, the Secretary of State had frankly warned that the U.S. would have to reconsider its policy of aid to Europe if the Continental neighbors did not unite effectively in their common defense (TIME, Feb. 9). Then he had hurried off abroad to look, talk and listen.

Back home again last week, and discoursing conversationally from a Washington television studio, the Secretary gave a summary of what he had found: the U.S.-supported project for a West...

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