Butler in the Waiting Room

Britain and the U.S. are having a serious difference over Formosa. Last week Clement Attlee brought it right into the open. In a public statement, the Prime Minister drew a careful line between U.N. action in Korea, which Britain supports, and U.S. action in Formosa, which Britain opposes. Added Attlee, obviously for the ears of China's Communist regime: "I think that is understood in China."

No Infallibility. Behind Attlee's remarks is the clamor of left-wing press and politicians, who seem unimpressed by the humiliating fact that the Red government has ignored Britain's...

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