STRATEGY: A Will & a Way

Is there any solution for the Korean stalemate? President Eisenhower has given no inkling of specific plans, but his approach to the problem is vastly different from that of Truman, Acheson & Co. Inauguration week invited a hard look back at how the stalemate came to be and a hard look ahead at possibilities for ending it.

Wars are sometimes stalemated for military reasons, e.g., the Western front in World War I, which was deadlocked for three years and nine months by the then tactical superiority of the defensive and by the fact that the military potentials of the enemies were...

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