SOUTH VIET NAM: Non-Policing a Non-Truce

IF the fighting refuses to die down in Cambodia, it threatens to flare up with pre-Paris vigor in South Viet Nam. Despite the elaborate peace-keeping machinery and the tough talk from Washington, the skirmishing throughout the South last week surged to the highest level since the days immediately following the January ceasefire.

At one South Vietnamese government outpost near the Cambodian border, Tong Le Chan, some 400 ARVN troops were surrounded by an entire Communist regiment, and large-scale fighting there seemed to be imminent. Some intelligence experts predict a general surge of...

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