Letters, Dec. 12, 1949

Tide Stopper?

Sir:

"The U.S. State Department wants to recognize the Chinese Communists," and "Acheson suggested that U.S. warships join British warships in breaking the Chinese Nationalist blockade of Communist ports" [TIME, Nov. 21] ...

The State Department's . . . sycophancy toward Great Britain, plus abject fear of Russia and its least organized satellite, has betrayed China, and is thus moving to concede all Asia to Communism.

At this point, things have gone so far that we have at most one last jump into the future. And that is to revive certain elements of...

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