Foreign News: Man of War

Red China simply could not for long wear the mask of peace: the role was unnatural. Last week, after all his Geneva talk of a desire for a little peace and quiet, Chou En-lai proclaimed that Cornmunist China's next order of business is to invade Formosa. "It is imperative that the People's Republic of China liberate Taiwan," cried Chou. In the achievement of this "glorious historic mission," Red China will not tolerate interference from "United States aggressive circles. If they dare interfere . . . they must take upon themselves all the grave...

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