The World: Paving the Way for Peking's Entry

We think the realities of the world require that both [Peking and Taipei] be represented. One represents 700 million to 800 million people. In Taiwan there are 14 million or more people. And we think both should be represented in the United Nations.

EVEN though it was no great surprise, Secretary of State William Rogers' formal announcement that the U.S. would actively support Peking's admission to the U.N. this fall was a milestone, reversing a policy that had endured since the first attempt to seat the mainland Communist regime 21 years ago.

The new U.S. policy was attacked by both Chinas, since each...

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