SOUTH KOREA: Account Rendered

In the aftermath of war, when allies are no longer in arms against the common peril, there arises the unpleasant problem of which ally must pay the other for services rendered. After World War I. the canard spread that France had even collected rent for the use of trenches on its soil. Last week South Korea's President Syngman Rhee went just as far, if not much farther, in a bill for $684,600,000 that he sent to the U.N. Command, i.e., to the U.S.. which foots almost all the bills.

The U.S. spent $22 billion and took 140,000 casualties in the...

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