STRATEGY: Peace at a Price

Would there now be a peace move by the Communists in Korea? As MacArthur bade farewell to Tokyo, the North Korean Radio Pyongyang gave an answer.

Broadcast the Reds' Foreign Minister Pak Heun Yung: a "peaceful settlement" requires the U.N. 1) to order the withdrawal of "all foreign [i.e., U.N.] troops from Korea," 2) to take "full responsibility for outrages" committed by U.S. forces, 3) to accept the well-known Communist demands that Red China control Formosa, have a seat in the U.N. and a voice in all Far Eastern affairs.

Plainly, the Communists were still for peace—at the price of U.N. surrender.

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