To the free world's desperate efforts to find a way out of the Korean crisis, Russia's Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky last week gave a candid and memorable answer. At Lake Success, Vishinsky had this to say of the weak six-power resolution (see below) which politely deplores Chinese Communist "intervention" in Korea:

"If you ask what shall be done to avert the danger of a third world war, I must say that what you are concocting will not ward off that threat. On the contrary, that threat will grow. Your actions are oil on that fire . . .

"The aggressive actions...

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