INDIA: Written in Blood

What was Mohamed Ali Jinnah up to? In a sharp reversal of his policy of last July the lean, leathery Moslem League leader agreed last week to nominate five men to the All-India Congress presided over by his archrival, Pandit Nehru. But he had named third-raters: in New Delhi, prominent Moslems boasted that the League had joined the coalition with the idea of breaking it up.

That peace had not accompanied coalition soon became evident. In an ill-timed visit to North-West Frontier Province, Nehru was met at Peshawar airdrome by 5,000 Moslem sympathizers, armed with spears and guns. His caravan of...

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