One Bomb Per Casualty

Sir: In the current impasse in Viet Nam, new approaches should be considered:

Make an announcement to the U.N., the Viet Cong and the world that we hereby call off all hostilities as of a stated date, but that we will keep an exact count of all casualties suffered by us or our allies during every twenty-four-hour period thereafter. Each day at a stated hour the exact number will be announced. It may be verified by neutral observers. It will be distributed in leaflets to the North, and that will be the number of bombs dropped on North Viet Nam the...

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