Philip Jessup, who went to the Far East in December by slow boat, had hurriedly flown home. The U.S.'s long-nosed, soft-eyed roving ambassador had traveled 26,000 miles, looked in on a dozen Asiatic countries. He had nothing to say about his trip for publication. But last week, by obvious coincidence, the newspapers car ried reports about the Far East emanating from a "well-traveled source."

What the unnamed "traveler" reported was that south and east Asia, populated by more than one-fourth of the people in the world, was ripe for a Communist har...

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