ACROSS the bleeding lands of Indochina last week, the only certainty was uncertainty. The cease-fire agreement signed three months ago in Paris was increasingly ignored: American bombers were blasting targets in Laos and Cambodia, North Vietnamese troops and weapons continued to flood into South Viet Nam, Cambodia's position darkened ominously.
As the overall situation worsened, the U.S. stepped up its efforts to shore up the anti-Communist position:
> Economic talks with North Viet Nam in Paris were broken off and American officials warned Hanoi that its disregard for the cease-fire jeopardized the possibility of any postwar aid.
> Minesweeping in North Vietnamese...