UNITED NATIONS: Seven Months After

Last week, seven months after they had acted so stirringly against North Korean aggression, the U.N.'s free nations had lost their unity, firmness and clear purpose in the face of the plainer, more dangerous Chinese Communist aggression.

In a broadcast from Peking, Red China's Foreign Minister Chou En-lai spurned the Assembly Cease-Fire Committee's third proposal in four weeks for a truce in Korea. It was a trick, he cried, designed "to give the United States troops a breathing space." He demanded abject U.N. surrender.

Chou's proposition was, in effect, as follows: a truce...

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