A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 10, 1950

The urgency and import of the news from Asia has moved the editors to alter TIME'S news format for this issue. As a result, in National Affairs' accustomed place you will find an eleven-page special section called War In Asia.

War In Asia is the work of the editors and writers of the Foreign News, International and National Affairs departments—and of TIME Inc.'s correspondents in the U.S. and overseas.

What were U.S. citizens doing and thinking last week about this new crisis in their lives? Was the U.S. ready for it? Would the U.S. economy be put on a war basis? What was...

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