The British Commonwealth makes frequent and often valid distinctions between being anti-Communist and pro-American. Last week in London, convinced that the U.S. had a bull by the tail in Korea, the Commonwealth Prime Ministers tried frantically to wiggle themselves, the U.N. and the Americans out of the pasture. The Korean problems on the Commonwealth agenda crowded out defense talks, trade negotiations, even the bitter India v. Pakistan dispute over Kashmir.

In the cabinet room of 10 Downing Street, in Canadian Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent's busy suite at the Dorchester and Pandit Nehru's...

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