U.N.: Henry or Dorothy?

U.N. was having admission trouble. According to the rules, new applicants merely had to be peace-loving, but that left plenty of room for disagreement. Either an international Dorothy Dix would have to define the difference between true love of peace and mere flirtation; or else a contemporary Henry Clay would have to find a new kind of Missouri Compromise to preserve U.N.'s uncertain balance.

The nine small nations (all peace-loving in their own opinion) whose applications were up before U.N.'s membership committee last week fell into four groups:

¶ Those sponsored by Russia...

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