War: Struggle of Wills

Not just the question of who is right, but who has most power, was at issue this week in the U.S.'s battle of wills with stubborn old Syngman Rhee. When it came down to it, Rhee had an imposing show of power. How to counter it was the subject of a conference called by Mark Clark, and attended by Army Chief of Staff J. Lawton Collins, Eighth Army Commander Maxwell Taylor and Far East air and naval commanders. Clark & Co. decided that Rhee could:

1) Free the remaining 8,000 anti-Communist North Korean prisoners. Clark has already taken some precautions by moving...

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