THE NATION: New Heart for an Old War

The Geneva Conference loomed up on the world calendar, and with it loomed a kind of complex danger that had never before confronted the U.S. in its battle against Communist aggression. Beginning April 26. Britain, France and the U.S. are to sit down with Russia and Communist China to negotiate on Korea and Indo-China. In its own right, Indo-China is an increasingly dangerous war because the Communists are now fortified with the weapons and military commanders turned loose by the Korean armistice.

But Geneva's threat has another dimension: Indo-China is essential to...

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