International: Agreeing to Disagree

The 16 U.N. nations whose troops fought side by side in Korea got together in Manhattan last week, on the eve of a special meeting of the U.N. Assembly. They tried to coordinate their plans for confronting the Communists at the post-Korean political conference. But instead of getting together, they did a convincing job of disagreeing in public.

Article 60. U.S. Representative Henry Cabot Lodge informed the other allies that he regarded the arrangements for the conference as "perfectly clear." Lodge cited Article 60 of the armistice agreement, which provides that a conference "of...

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