CEASE-FIRE: The Round Table

In sweltering Kaesong, Admiral Joy played a card from a new deck. Since the truce talks had long been deadlocked on the issue of a cease-fire line, he suggested last week that the matter be turned over to a subcommittee—one delegate from each side, with assistants. They could meet informally around a table—rather than facing across table in stiff two-sided array. There would be no stenographers' reports, no press briefings on the progress of the subcommittee, and a bare minimum of newsmen in Kaesong. There would be every reason to get down to business, and no further need for...

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