WAR IN KOREA: Dropping ihe Excess Baggage

Somewhat shaken by British and other foreign reaction to its strong stand at Panmunjom. the U.S. took time out. The U.N. Command first asked for a three-day recess in the truce talks; before this interlude expired, the U.N. took an additional five-day recess. Last week General Harrison, the senior U.N. delegate, conferred again in Tokyo with U.N. Commander Mark Clark, who was receiving instructions from Washington.

One defect in U.N. negotiating technique had become quite plain. This was a tendency to make some demands for bargaining purposes, or to soothe the feelings...

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