WAR IN KOREA: The Principle Involved

Sir Winston Churchill said flatly that no "difference of principle" remains to be settled in the truce talks at Panmunjom, and implied that the U.S. is haggling over technicalities. India's Nehru publicly announced that the Communist eight-point proposal (TIME, May 18) is better than the U.N. Command's. A good part of the European and Asiatic world seemed to share these views.

Last week, belatedly making up for an inept job of explaining its case to the world, the U.S. State Department issued a statement showing just what the U.S. considers the issue of principle to be. "Members of the free...

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