American Foreign Policy: Ice Moving Out?

Published: October 1959    |    By: James M.  Minifie  |    Volume 19, No. 4


American foreign policy is making one of those historic changes of direction and tempo so bewildering to professional diplomats, so stirring to the foreigner and ultimately to American public too.

The change reflected public realization that there is no alternate path to peace, that massive retaliation means mutual extermination, and that the threat of it has been impotent to stop small wars, horribly dangerous experiment with arson in an arsenal.

About the Author

James M.  Minifie is Washington Correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and  a variety of newspapers.