AbstractTuesday, November 1, was a holiday in France. At the request of the French delegation, the conference of foreign ministers, meeting in Geneva, recessed for the day. This left Secretary Dulles free to enjoy a day of rest and refreshment or to seek reinforcements for his program of (1) stamping out "Communism" wherever it showed itself in the non-Communist world; (2) encircling the Communist nations with an iron ring of economic pressures and military bases; (3) weakening the Communist nations internally and externally; (4) rehabilitating and restoring Western European capitalism; (5) promoting the unification and rearmament of a Germany which will follow State Department directives; (6) integrating the North Atlantic Treaty nations under the leadership of the United States; and (7) keeping the Asian, African, and Latin American peoples in their places as vassals or dependencies of the richest and most powerful "free nations"—the United States, Britain, and France.
This article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.
Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website.
Please see here for reprint requests.