FOREIGN RELATIONS: Suspense on Quemoy

DULLES SCENTS BRINK VICTORY, proclaimed the Christian Science Monitor last week as the Secretary of State flew'back from a few days at his Duck Island retreat to a capital hoping against hope that Red China would make its seven-day ceasefire on Quemoy permanent. Dulles conferred with Under Secretary of State Christian Herter and Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs Walter Robertson, hit a quick consensus that the Communists had stopped shooting because their artillery blockade of Quemoy had failed, and they were unwilling or unable to step up the pressures in the teeth of U.S. and Chinese Nationalist firmness....

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