Foreign News: Peace with Germany

Before Parliament quit for the summer, the Socialists (Labor Party) got their chance to look bad, and did.

Up before the House were the allied agreements to give Germany its freedom in return for German rearmament. There was little to argue about: the principles were first espoused by Socialists when in power. Yet. egged on by Nye Bevan's leftists, Labor tried to defeat the agreements, on the feeble ground that the timing is "inopportune."

Glib Dick Grossman, who devotes much of his time to warnings of sinister U.S. machinations to dominate Europe, now unabashedly argued: "I suggest that a platoon of American soldiers...

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