Letters: Apr. 7, 1961

Cold War in Laos


As one of the only two State Department vice consuls in Laos reporting on that unhappy land before and during the 1954 Geneva solution, I feel qualified to say that the cover story on Laos was superbly done.

This little land and people need our understanding assistance. They are charming people—innocent, kind and loving. It is a tragedy that they have been thrust into the no man's land of the cold war.


Falls Church, Va.


I fear that neutralism is not the answer to Laos' political problems....

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