GREAT BRITAIN: Mr. Attlee Explains

Britain's Labor Party Leader Clement Attlee tried last week to explain why the Chinese Communists should be admitted to the U.N. Admission is not a privilege, he declared, but a recognition of fact. "The fact is that China is not governed by Chiang Kaishek, but by the present government." He was convinced that "generally speaking," the Communists would subscribe to U.N. principles.

What about Franco's Spain, a reporter inquired: isn't that a fact, too? Attlee agreed that it was, but "would regret it personally" if Spain were admitted to the U.N. He...

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