FOREIGN RELATIONS: Peace in September

San Francisco, where the United Nations began, will be the place where the war with Japan is formally ended. Last week the State Department named the site and the date: Sept. 4. Not likely to accept State's invitation: Soviet Russia. Not to be invited: Nationalist and Red China. Because of U.S. and British differences over which government rules China, it will be left up to Japan to decide with which Chinese regime she later wishes to sign a peace treaty.

The China compromise, drawn to fit both U.S. and British positions, was a good example of the complex problems which...

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