Side by side in the men's room at Lake Success, Trygve Lie and Lebanon's Charles Malik had a conversation.
Lie: What are you going to say, my friend?
Malik: I've got a couple of ideas. What should I say?
Lie: I don't know. Send some more troops to Korea?
Malik: Why doesn't Norway send about 5.000 troops?
Lie: I'm not a member of the government there any more.
Then the two men returned to Conference Room No. 2. With its huge glass windows, against which television and newsreel cameras pressed their curious eyes, Room 2 looked remarkably...