CANADA: Is This Enough?

Canada last week edged one small step closer to the war in Korea and began to give its armed forces a little more muscle.

Cabinet ministers were recalled from their holidays to consider a request from the U.N. for Canadian ground troops in Korea. After a three-hour cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent gave a summary of Canada's plans. The cabinet had decided to: < ¶Turn down the U.N. appeal for ground troops. ("The dispatch at this stage of ex isting first-line elements of the Canadian army . . . would not...

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