CANADA: Parallel Lines

Readers of Montreal's French-language daily Le Devoir, an ultra-nationalist newspaper closely associated with the Roman Catholic Church, have been getting some odd slants on the Korean war in the last two weeks. Samples:

¶ "Here [in Korea], as in Formosa, Indo-China and elsewhere in Asia, the West is defending a lost cause."

¶"MacArthur hoists the blue flag of the United Nations ... so that we can feel we are engaged in a new holy war. [But] we are not bound by the errors, the foolishness and the criminal blunders of the [U.S.] State...

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