FORMOSA: The Turn of the Screw

After almost a month of excited baying, the dogs of war subsided into a growl —still ominous but less noisy.

At midweek, from President Eisenhower's vacation residence in Newport, R.I., U.S. Secretary of State Dulles read off his -stern warning to Red China (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS). In Moscow the Soviet press blustered that, if the U.S. and Red China came to blows, Russia would help Peking "with everything at its disposal." Peking itself, in a move clearly designed to lend color to future charges of "aggression" by the U.S., proclaimed that henceforth the...

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