THE UNITED NATIONS: Who Is For Peace?

Peace—and U.N. prestige—took a beating at a Security Council meeting last week. To thank Dag Hammarskjold for pulling Israel and the Arabs apart two months ago, and to maintain the momentum for peace built up by his Palestine mission, the British had cooked up a well intentioned resolution. To make it speak for East as well as West, Britain's Sir Pierson Dixon tossed in a phrase from a Russian Foreign Ministry Office pronouncement of last April expressing hope for a peaceful settlement "on a mutually acceptable basis." Obviously it was a line the Soviets thought well of, for the...

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