War: It Is Impossible

In the House of Lords, the Marquess of Salisbury, present head of the great house of Cecil—spoke memorable words on the West's attitude toward Asian Communism. Said he: "I understand that our recognition of [the Chinese Communist] government has conferred no advantages on our traders, whom it was mainly intended to help . . . The impression is given . . . that India intends to adopt a detached attitude and act as an honest broker between the two parties. My Lords, it is impossible to act as an honest broker between right and wrong."

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