DANGER ZONES: By Full Moonlight

Proclaimed Radio Peking: "People's (i.e., Chinese Communist] Army units ... have been ordered to advance into Tibet to free 3,000,000 Tibetans from imperialist oppression and to consolidate national defense of the western borders of China . . ." The Red army was striking from Sikang and Tsinghai provinces, in China's far west, toward the formidable 15,000-ft. passes into the bleak Tibetan plateau.

In New Delhi, India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru could hardly believe the news. For months he had championed China's Communist regime, urged a seat for it in the U.N., pictured its leaders as popular reformers, served them as...

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