To the bitter end, India's Sir Benegal Rau deplored the U.S. resolution branding Communist China an aggressor in Korea. It would take the world, he warned the U.N. General Assembly, down the road to disaster. It would mean: "No early ceasefire, every problem in the Far East unsolved, the atmosphere for successful negotiation vitiated, the tensions in the Far East perpetuated."

The Philippines' General Carlos Romulo gave a firm reply: "We shall vote in favor of this resolution ... It is based on the recognition, not the avoidance, of truth, and on the affirmation, not the denial, of right principles."


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