THE NATION: The Great Wall

All around the globe, from Washington to Peking and back to Geneva, one great international question cast its shadow upon nearly every important diplomatic discussion: Should China's seat in the United Nations be turned over to the Communists?

Some nations, notably India, were clearly willing and anxious to get Red China into the U.N. Others, notably Great Britain, flirted with the hope that admission to the U.N. might somehow reform the Chinese Communists and usher in an era of "peaceful coexistence." Negotiating a defeat in Indo-China, France might be willing to let the...

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