Dwight Eisenhower returned from Korea this week with a statement that put a new face on the U.S. attitude toward the Korean war. Whatever happens, the period of mindless drifting from peace talk to peace talk is clearly due to end.
In an informal statement after landing at La Guardia Field, he said: "Because one side wants peace doesn't make peace. We must go ahead and do things that induce the others to want peace also."
In a prepared statement, he elaborated this simpleand forgottentheme. Said Ike:
"We face an enemy whom we cannot hope to impress by words, however eloquent, but...