22 January 1954: Comments from the Under-Secretary of State for External Affairs

Writing to Pearson, the Under-Secretary of State for External Affairs provides comments on the draft memorandum regarding the New Look. He explains how this new American approach may be incorrectly interpreted as isolationist or as a “return to continentalism.” He ultimately blames the United States for failing to provide adequate information through consultation with key allies.

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Memorandum for the Minister, 22 Jan. 1954, LAC, RG 25, vol. 4903, file no. 50115-P-40, part 2.