UNITED NATIONS: No Relevance

Veto? What veto?

Vyacheslav Molotov did not exactly say it in those words, but if he had, the effect could hardly have been more startling. Some observers thought it was the brightest day in U.N. history.

Just a Misunderstanding. Last fortnight the talk on disarmament had got to the point where everyone agreed that international inspection and control were necessary. But Russia's Andrei Vishinsky had insisted on holding a veto against the day-to-day activities of the inspectors (TIME, Dec. 9). This seemed more political than practical. If a couple of U.N. inspectors were...

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