War: Baited Hook

It was the longest speech (3 hr. 39 min.) ever made to U.N. members in General Assembly history, but all Russia's Andrei Vishinsky had to say was summed up in a 97-word proposed resolution: the job of bringing an end to the war in Korea should be handed over to a U.N. commission composed of "the parties directly concerned." This meant, obviously, North and South Korea, the U.S. and some, or all, of the U.N. allies; but would it also include Red China and Russia? Mr. Vishinsky did not say.

Vague about the shape of the commission, he was specific on its...

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