THE NATIONS: Tremors in Asia

The important jogs and wiggles on the international seismograph last week all indicated new stirrings in Asia.

In Paris, Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky accused the U.S. of preparing "new acts of aggression" against Red China. The U.S., he said, is transporting Chinese Nationalist troops from Formosa to the southern borders of China, and preparing to use its Seventh Fleet for aggression against the Chinese Reds. "These flagrantly illegal acts," cried Vishinsky, "will be declared to be defensive measures against China's aggression whenever events begin to take their course on the southern borders of China, in Siam, Burma and Yunnan...

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