United Nations: Red China Rebuff

The U.S. discovered last week that it had far more support than anticipated in keeping Red China out of the United Nations. After ten days of denunciation and debate, of palaver and politicking, the issue at last came before the General Assembly—and the U.S. won by a handier margin than last year.

First item was the U.S.-inspired proposal that held that any change in China's representation was an "important question" requiring a two-thirds vote for action. To get this proposal accepted required only a simple majority. It got far more than that, carrying by 61 to 34. Next came an amendment...

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