MATSU-QUEMOY DEFENSE NOT MORALLY JUSTIFIED

A statement issued by DR. REINHOLD NIEBUHR, Yale's DEAN LISTON POPE (see RELIGION) and 60 other members of Christian Action, a national organization of Protestants:

PRESIDENT EISENHOWER has often stood for patience and moderation as well as firmness in the Far East, even without the support of some of his chief advisers and against the pressures of those who hold that the United States could and should recapture the China mainland for the Chinese Nationalist Government. But [we] are deeply troubled by Mr. Dulles' speech in which he warned that under certain circumstances the U.S. would employ military force to...

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