CEASE-FIRE: Things Have Changed

When the Korean armistice talks were formally resumed last week at Panmunjom, several changes in the Communist attitude were visible. The first, and by far the most important, was that the Reds no longer insisted on the 38th parallel as a cease-fire line. Their obsession with the 38th had been the main roadblock in the way of peace last summer, before the talks were broken off.

There were other changes. The Reds now were wasting no time on political rhetoric and propaganda tirades. The atmosphere at the conference table, while not exactly...

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