KOREA: Positive Steps

Flanked by his British, Filipino and Korean colleagues, American Rear Admiral Mark Frudden of the United Nations Command (U.N.C.) took his place at the long table in the Armistice Commission conference room in Panmunjom. He looked up at Major General Han Chu-Kyong, his gray-uniformed North Korean counterpart, and came right to the point: "I have called this meeting for one purpose," he said, "to inform you that our side calls for punishment of those responsible for the murder of the U.N.C. officers."

Frudden was expressing the U.S. insistence that the North Koreans take...

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