CEASE-FIRE: Sputtering Out

General of the Army Omar Bradley, on his first visit to the Far East since the Korean war began, flew to Tokyo last week to talk—in closest secrecy—with General Ridgway. He was accompanied by the State Department's handsome Russian-speaking expert on the Communist mind, Counselor Charles E. ("Chip") Bohlen. In effect, the move put the Pentagon and the State Department in Tokyo, by proxy, for a quick decision if one should prove necessary.

There was plenty to talk about. Communist strategy is fixed and crystal-clear—to win Communist domination of Asia—but Communist tactics are growing...

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