Department of State 1963: A Report to the Citizen

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Page 102 - I will say here and now on this day of Independence, that the United States will be ready for a Declaration of Interdependence, that we will be prepared to discuss with a United Europe the ways and means of forming a concrete Atlantic Partnership, a mutually beneficial partnership between the new union now emerging in Europe and the old American Union founded here 175 years ago.
Page 102 - Polaris must be considered in the widest context both of the future defense of the Atlantic Alliance and of the safety of the whole free world. They reached the conclusion that this issue created an opportunity for the development of new and closer arrangements for the organization and control of strategic Western defense and that such arrangements in turn could make a major contribution to political cohesion among the nations of the alliance.
Page 114 - France, Federal Republic of Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Page 8 - ... progress in economic and social justice for all peoples; a world which provides sure and equitable means for the peaceful settlement of disputes and moves progressively toward a rule of law which lays down and enforces standards of conduct in relations between nations; a world in which, in the great tradition shared by peoples in every continent, governments derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed...
Page 3 - ... movement in the interest of the Department of State and in the interest of public knowledge of the conduct of our foreign affairs. We are one great family in this country, and the only difficulties that the Department of State, I think, really has, occur when people do not know the actual truth. When I was in the Department I used to wish that I could get on the roof of the State Department with some kind of megaphone which would reach from the Atlantic to the Pacific and tell everything that...
Page 41 - We know the facts and so do you, sir, and we are ready to talk about them. Our job here is not to score debating points. Our job, Mr. Zorin, is to save the peace. And if you are ready to try, we are.
Page 102 - We can mount a deterrent powerful enough to deter any aggression and ultimately we can help achieve a world of law and free choice, banishing the world of war and coercion. For the Atlantic Partnership of which I speak would not look inward only, preoccupied with its own welfare and advancement.
Page 47 - For official information concerning the crisis the public and the media which inform it could look to three sources: the White House, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense.
Page 28 - ... statistics in the peaceful revolution which is now rolling forward in Latin America under the Alliance for Progress. US economic support for the program was reflected in the $1.1 billion made available during the 1962 fiscal year, of which $900 million represented loans and some $200 million, grants. CUBA In the last quarter of the year the United States met and overcame an attempt to implant Soviet offensive weapons only 100 miles off the US coast. The effect was not only to achieve the withdrawal...
Page 9 - SECURITY THROUGH STRENGTH To deter or defeat aggression at any level, whether of nuclear attack^ or limited war or subversion and guerrilla tactics. To achieve and maintain this kind of security requires that we have military strength of the right kind, in the right quantity, in the right place, at the right time, and that we make crystal clear our readiness to use force to protect our vital interests wherever they are threatened. To build this strength we must have the close cooperation of allies...

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