International: Mr. Jessup & Co.

U.S. diplomacy's search for a Far Eastern policy settled down leisurely for three days in Bangkok. To Siam's templed capital came America's top foreign-service officers from stations throughout the Orient. They had been summoned by roving Ambassador Philip C. Jessup and Assistant Secretary of State W. Walton Butterworth to mull over a program that might check the southerly flow of Communism at China's borders.

The 19 diplomats talked and pondered in carefully guarded privacy. They discussed the value of an anti-Communist pact among southeast Asiatic countries, agreed they should not officially propose one, hoped unofficially that the Asiatics would write one themselves....

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