Letters: The Middle Road

Sir:

. . . Regarding these attacks on Quemoy Island [TIME, Sept. 13], you agonize over the fact that the U.S. has not made up "its mind about Asia." The pathetic record over Viet Nam of the present Administration does indicate that it may not have made up its mind. There, the tough talk of liberation quickly became the feather duster of appeasement. Let me remind you, however, that the previous Administration had made up its mind, albeit not with dispatch. And that policy . . . was for our fleet to protect...

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