COMMUNISTS: Second Time Around

The Nikita Khrushchev who put on a spectacular road show across Asia in 1955 was the man on the make, from the land on the make. The Khrushchev who ended his second Southeast Asia swing last week was a man who all too obviously thought he had it made—and meant to keep it if he could. It was a holding operation. His big purpose was to jack up Communism's prestige in Southeast Asia, which had been severely damaged by the aggressive conduct of his Chinese ally. Except perhaps in Afghanistan, his crowds were thin, especially compared to President Eisenhower's—and...

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