By Way of Moscow

On the political front the Western powers seemed to be doing just about what Communist China wanted. Last week British Delegate Sir Gladwyn Jebb proposed that the U.N. Security Council invite Mao Tse-tung's government to send representatives to the forthcoming U.N. discussion of General MacArthur's report on Chinese intervention in Korea (TIME, Nov. 13). U.S. Delegate Warren Austin argued that since Communist China was the aggressor the invitation should be called a "summons." Snapped Russia's Jacob Malik: "When a colonial power speaks to a colonial slave it may 'summon' . . . him, but in the present case the term...

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