HUNGARY: Doing It Themselves

As the British and French, bowing to the U.N., began withdrawing their forces from Suez with consequences which may in time bring down both their governments, a new wave of fighting broke out in Hungary, and the U.N. showed itself impotent to stop it.

In the U.N., as in the U.S., no one but a Communist could be happy about the world's inability to help Hungary more. Most Americans understood, if not all others did, that the U.S. failure to respond decisively in Hungary was not out of indifference or cowardice, but from the conviction that all-out assistance to Hungary ran...

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