Nation: The Many-Hued Policy

Both at home and abroad there has been growing perplexity about U.S. policy, which seems to view Communist governments in widely varying shades of Red. The U.S. demands a trade embargo on Cuba, yet freely sells wheat to the Soviet Union and its satellites. The U.S. deals with Moscow but refuses to recognize Peking, and has laid down separate sets of rules for dealing with Communist Yugoslavia and Poland.

Speaking last week before a conference of the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers in Washington, Secretary of State Dean Rusk sought...

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