World: BACK TO THE BUSINESS OF REFORM

In this world of ours, little nations must not be seen to triumph over great powers. Otherwise, there can be no triumph.

That was how one Czechoslovak leader explained the mood of Prague last week. In the aftermath of their victory over the Soviets at Cierna and Bratislava, Czechoslovakia's rulers were carefully masking their jubilation. In the showdown, Dubček had had an unusual weapon in reserve. It was a promise from the Communist world's first successful rebel, Marshal Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia, to fly to Prague on three hours' notice if Dubček...

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