COMMUNISTS: No Words Left?

"Let the people of Yugoslavia know," said Joseph Stalin's government last week in a diplomatic note to Josip Broz Tito's government, "that the Soviet Union looks on the present Yugoslav regime not as a friend and ally but as an enemy . . . [Tito] is more & more joining up with imperialist circles against the U.S.S.R."

The note was the fourth in a high-pitched controversy about Yugoslavia's territorial demands on Austrian Carinthia, which Russia first backed, then repudiated (TIME, June 27). Europe's rumor factories at once produced pertinent whispers: a Soviet airlift across Yugoslavia was reinforcing isolated little Albania";...

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