A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 30, 1962

THE war along India's northern frontier has nearly quintupled the foreign press corps operating out of New Delhi. Some are oldtimers returning, others are first-timers. Few match the experience of India possessed by the trio of TIME correspondents on the scene.

New Delhi Bureau Chief Edward Behr. 36, served for three years in the Indian army as a British officer during World War II. was demobbed as a major after India's independence in 1947.

James Shepherd, 41, New Delhi correspondent, has been reporting Indian affairs since 1946, for TIME since 1953.

Hong Kong Bureau Chief...

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