• It was an axiom of "containment" that no part of the known world could be considered neutral. "Neutralism" was among the Cold Warriors' gravest curse words, applied with caustic hostility to India and even France. Those who were not with were against, subjected to intense economic and ideological and sometimes military pressure to fall into line.

    Christopher Hitchens (2014). “For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports”, p.166, Atlantic Books Ltd
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