INDIA: Let Somebody Else Do It

When the U.N. General Assembly meets next fortnight, India—for the first time in five years—will not be out front leading the annual fight to admit Red China.

In the Indian Parliament last week, Mrs. Lakshmi Menon, Deputy Minister for External Affairs, explained that though the Nehru government "continues to be of the opinion that China should be properly represented in the U.N.," it "has not taken any initiative in this matter this year." Translation: after Red China's seizure of Tibet and persistent violations of India's northern borders, Peking can just go find some other sponsor.

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