Letters: Dec. 7, 1962

India & Illusions

Sir:

A million thanks to President Kennedy and to the American people as well for rushing to India's aid in her hour of peril.

Undoubtedly, you are our real friends, and we Indians are ashamed that not only has our Prime Minister equated you with the Russians, who have more or less washed their hands of us, but said in the Indian Parliament [Nov. 23]: "They [Americans and British] help us—they feel this involves many issues in which they themselves are intensely interested," implying that American and British generosity in arms...

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