CANADA: One Interpretation

Canada's Foreign Affairs Chief Lester ("Mike"") Pearson was one statesman who saw the week's developments in Washington (see U.S. AFFAIRS) as a quick way to 1) assure two Chinas, 2) hog-tie Chiang Kaishek, and 3) get the Chinese Reds into the U.N.

Said Pearson: "I think that a strong case can be made for the neutralization of Formosa both in order to prevent any assault upon it by Communist forces and also so that it will not be used as a base for invasion of the mainland."

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