CONFERENCES: The Unmonolithic Approach

Britain and the Commonwealth decided to have a go at the Southeast Asia mess. Last week a group known as the Commonwealth Consultative Committee on Economic Aid to South and Southeast Asia, composed of 70-odd delegates from all Commonwealth nations except South Africa, met in Sydney, Australia, and produced a program. The Commonwealth nations decided to 1) set aside a fund of $22,400,000 for technical and medical aid to the countries of Southeast Asia during the next three years; 2) set up a bureau at Colombo, Ceylon, which will deploy technicians from...

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