International: Marching North

In Korea, another U.S. ally put himself on record, and the world on notice. To crowds in Seoul gathered to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Republic of Korea, 78-year-old President Syngman Rhee said:

"Soon ... the world will see whether solutions abandoned on the battlefield can be won around the conference table . . . The one and only standard by which . . . the political conference may be judged is whether it achieves [unification],

"It is our wish and determination to march north at the earliest possible time to save our North Korean brethren from the sure death they are...

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