THE NATIONS: Piecemeal Peace

"Peace," the world had heard, "is indivisible." Yet as the nations gathered this week at Paris for the first genera-conference to settle World War II, their agenda were made of chips and driblets and minor fractions of what might or might not be peace.

The easiest way to start solving a jigsaw puzzle is to take the straight-edged pieces that obviously belong on the outside. But even when these are in place all the puzzler may have is a few clouds hanging in a sky. He won't know whether he is working on a picture of a country wedding or a...

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