Letters, Sep. 29, 1958

The Offshore Islands

Sir:

Mr. Dulles should be congratulated for the firmness of his recent warnings to Peking. Weakening by the Americans would be a disaster. If Mao gets away with seizure of Quemoy, his next target may well be Hong Kong.

K. H. W. HILBORN London

Sir:

Why continue to pour billions of dollars of aid into Communist countries when it has failed to make them cooperative or even happy ? Let's try beer.

MRS. F. S. KACZMAREK

Milwaukee

Sir:

Now we are ready to go to war over Quemoy and Matsu, sitting ducks...

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