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CAN WE BE NEUTRAL? By Allen W. Dulles and Hamilton Fish Armstrong. New York: Published by Harper & Brothers for Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. 1936. 191 pages. $1.50.
Reviewed by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
“No country was ever so thoroughly against war as our own,” said Thomas Jefferson in 1793, but a little later he expressed the hope that the new world would “fatten on the follies of the old.” These two motives, fear of war and hope of gain, which stood out in the neutrality situation of 1793, stand out also in that of 1936.