United Nations: For & Against Peking

The Red China debate had the floor last week at the U.N. General Assembly. With their motives ranging from fellow-Communism to "realism," in favor of seating Red China were: Cuba, the Eastern European satellites, Yugoslavia, U.A.R., Sweden, Ceylon, Indonesia, Ghana and Burma. But some states were troubled. Nigeria's Jaja Wachuku could not accept the expulsion of Nationalist China as a "condition" for the admission of Red China, since the Nationalist government "has under it 11 million people" and is a U.S. ally, so that any attempt to conquer it could lead to a threat of war. Wachuku also noted that...

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