The Administration: Things Could Be Done Better

From a top Democrat last week came a considered criticism of U.S. handling of world affairs under both the Eisenhower and Kennedy Administrations. Said Washington's Democratic Senator Henry M. Jackson, in summing up the two-year work of his Subcommittee on National Policy Machinery, which was created find out if the U.S. Government is geared to manage the cold war: "There is still much to be done in defining our vital interests and developing a basic national policy which supports them."

Jackson's sharpest words were aimed at the State Department: "No task is more urgent than improving the effectiveness of the Department...

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