INDIA: I Am Helpless

A few weeks ago, Pakistan's Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan and India's Jawaharlal Nehru were hurling threats of war at each other. This week, the Pakistan-India crisis had grown so grave that it was no longer possible for responsible men to talk carelessly. The Prime Ministers were meeting in New Delhi "in the hope," said Liaquat Ali Khan, "that we shall, with our united efforts . . . remove all misunderstandings which have created tension between our two countries."

Rioting between Hindus and Moslems had broken out again in Bengal. There was...

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