International: The Russian Way

Judging by past performances, the Red delegation at the San Francisco Conference will most likely be a clamorous minority, crying foul and arguing noisily every play of the game. They will be hard to handle. However, a precedent exists for handling such difficulties, and Andrei Gromyko, head of the U.S.S.R. delegation, should be the first to recognize it. It was set by his boss, cynically shrewd Andrei Vishinsky, at the ten-power Danube Conference in Belgrade in mid-summer 1948.

That parley was designed to undo the work of the Nazis and restore freedom of...

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