How to Lose the War

Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India sent notes to Truman and Stalin last week, proposing that the Korean war be settled by admitting Communist China to the United Nations. Pandit Nehru reasoned that this would end the Russian boycott of U.N., and thus allow negotiations on Korea to begin among all the interested powers. Stalin, who knows an opening when he sees one, "welcomed Nehru's initiative in trying to restore peace in Korea," said he agreed with the Pandit that "reactivation of the Security Council should be the first step in ending the Korean dispute." "Reactivation of the Security...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!