Letters: Dec. 22, 1961

The U.N., the U.S. & Katanga

Sir: Considering events in Katanga, we Norwegians count ourselves lucky that there was no U.N. and no Dag Hammarskjold in 1905; otherwise, we would have had Ethiopian and Italian troops here to prevent our secession and enforce the authority of the central government in Stockholm.

K. SEMMELMANN Oslo, Norway

Sir: We Africans regard your State Department's fumblings in the Congo and Katanga with the same apprehension as if watching a drunk trying to fix our only watch—by tearing out the only working part without thought of...

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