INDIA: Precarious Frontiers

Through the years, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru has leaned precariously backward to stay on good terms with Red China, to profess mutual belief in the five peaceful principles, and to sponsor Communist China's membership in the U.N. But last week in India it was becoming increasingly clear that Peking's Communists just will not be friends.

"China has launched a virtual cold war against India." grumbled New Delhi's Hindustan Times. Nehru, of course, did not go that far. But he too complained last week that, having overrun Tibet while India kept quiet, the...

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