FOREIGN RELATIONS: Little Three & Big Four

FOREIGN RELATIONS Little Three & Big Four When Sir Winston Churchill's doctors ordered a rest, the U.S., Britain and France called off the scheduled Big Three meeting in Bermuda for the time being and agreed to hold a foreign-ministers' conference—promptly dubbed the "Little Three meeting"—in Washington. Last week Britain's Lord Salisbury and France's Georges Bidault, each trailing half a dozen aides, arrived in the capital for talks with Secretary of State Dulles.

Dulles was in a somewhat awkward position. He expected the meeting to produce nothing new on the old problems—Korea, German unification, the European Defense Community, NATO, Indo-China. Such questions...

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