Last Fling

This week Jacob Malik will celebrate the end of his month as president of the U.N.'s Security Council with the customary dinner given by the retiring president to his colleagues. The affair will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria. "We'll have a good meal," predicted one delegate last week, "some irrelevant talk—and the party will break up about 45 minutes after coffee."

All last week Jacob Malik kept on stalling the Security Council with talk irrelevant to the main business on hand—the free nations' complaint against Communist aggression in Korea. In his longest diatribe of the month (with translations into English...

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