CHINA: Unexpected Failure

"Both ourselves and China cherish peace," India's 64-year-old Jawaharlal Nehru told a farewell press conference in Peking last week. He heatedly denied that his trip had revealed "serious differences" between him and the Chinese Communists, conceding only that "India's basic approach is somewhat different" from Red China's. At a farewell banquet, Nehru grandiloquently hailed Mao Tse-tung as "Great warrior! Great revolutionary! Great builder and consolidator!", pausing only to add: "May he now be a great peacemaker also!"

Red China acted sorry to have Nehru leave. "No sorrow as painful as that of parting,"...

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