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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date March 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript mmil <"'' we h* voul.l ".' could ' ,,,-nl- ! ,. leeelll ■ face I We are willing lo Iel the Communists nave Matsu and Quemoy: bul before telling them thai specifically, we want lo negotiate with them an agreemenl "" a dividing line which they will Promise not to cross. Once we negotiate such an agreemenl u"h them, we- will hold lln- line- imlil ['"■ ultimate fate eel' Formosa itself can '' si-nleel lev international agreemenl ,n the I nited Nations.0 lhal is eeur policy will, respect lo ""' conflict between lhe Chinese Reds ;""l Nationalists. WILL U.S. DEFEND ISLANDS? . 'I"- American governmenl is engaged '!' an earnesl effort l,i stabilize ils rela- ""'- will. Communist China. The concessional resolution which lln- Presi- "l requested ami obtained leaves ?Pe»i lhe question '.f whether lhe United .''"'■s w ill defend lln- offshore islands at |M. between China and Formosa. In (' cease-fire arrangement which we ,"l"' lln- I nited Nations can negotiate, '"'Sl' offshore islands will be bargain- "•Kelements." '"' presidential message on Formosa *>i the firsl important step in a series . oehcate diplomatic maneuvers looks' toward n,,i jUsl a clarification of i. own policy ami ;i temporary cease- .' "nl a long-range, final selllemenl '"'' explosive Far Eastern situation.' Yespite the belligerent and implacable *}}}uae of ih,. Communists, Washington M lc'als are -lill minking very hard for '"' kind 0( | N-sponsored cease-fire j^1'.''"""!. \(-w Zealand's prime minis- has spenl son,,- linn- in Washington, i'rk""- will, our State ',;;"''l lhal end.' I,,/"'"' the- President and Mr. Dulles in. ''"'I lln- American ,li-e-isie,n to l... vene if necessary would bring sta- "'lily to ■•'■•■'■„ ailed • F the 1^ ii .11 Department the area with ihe Communists S|r'!''""-' a dividing line in lln- Formosa p *!' between lln- two Chinas. The 'In. el '-'' decision was presented i" ll'iHsl, on ihis basis.8 *erUr :l""'" particularly ll„- British I',, npver I.,•fine enthusiastic aboul our i,,„'"""■' policy, bni they are- support- p0j Ua now thai we- Ik,m- revised our ii.jl"'."^1" I'oliej in order to cope w ith op;1."'" and will, ihe trend of world el,,| '.'"■ 'In- administration has aban- i,l ('|''- foi General Chiang, lln- Nationally . '-'"i "I a return lo lhe mainland i rf - -, '" ''ostly in terms of lives, taxes, "uu i'i"'"' at|d effort. The Presidenl hope - i,..„ J'.'S'hange of course :""li|.l „,, E, '-, nil Amel lalion in the Far East. - si,He we look Formosa under Com Protection in 1950, lln- Chinese after sts have won one greal victory I „:. •'""Hie-,. I„ Ke,r,-a they fought the le "'' Sta £a«ale ilea and • > 11, • -1 \\ .-lean powers male-. The) wen a greal \ ictor) f"r||| '".'''""■ They we-nl on In a sliil \\ ■'' * nion in diplomacy al Geneva.' have been handicapped, because TS FORUM NEWS, March, 1955 —Wide World Photo Crewmen aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Craig are on the alert during drill off Formosa. The Craig is with the U.S. Seventh Fleet. until now we have nol had one con- sistenl policy ,<n China. We have had iwee policies which actuall) contradie I each other.9 On the one hand, we have been moving toward a long-range policy of disengaging ourselves from the struggle in Vsia SO lhal we- can live al peace wilh lln- Communist regime in China. On the other hand, we- have been supporting Chiang Kai-shek, who vows lo destroy il,,- Communisl regime.'' Each policy has prevented full realiza tion eef ihe- other. We have mew. however, begun to make' a definite choice between the two. The- policy eef disengaging ourselves lien,, the fighting in \sia is th,- one thai we have chosen.9 The Korean truce was lln- firsl step in our peelie \ eel disengagement. Il was ihe mosl popular act of the Republican administration during its First year in office. Il made peessible ;, re,In,-lion in the military budget anil helped bring all,nil lax cuts. Il laid the basis for the Eisenhower program at home.10 —Wide World Photo Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek and Vice Admiral Alfred M. Pride, commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, who conferred Jan. 23 at Taipeh on the explosive civil war situation, are shown here at a previous meeting aboard the U.S.S. Wasp. Page 13 :- I 5?
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