KOREA: Stymied

One fact hung like an autumn storm cloud over Panmunjom last week. The Communist explainers would not give the 14,600 Chinese P.W.s another chance to humiliate them (TIME, Oct. 26). They insisted on talking to the 7,800 North Korean P.W.s, who wouldn't talk to them; the Communists hoped thereby that the onus might be shifted to the other side. All week the Indians urged the Communists to get on with questioning the now triumphant Chinese, who laughed in their compounds, "Where are the esteemed explainers? Do take us to see them." Meanwhile, all five members of the Neutral Nations...

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