UNITED NATIONS: Additional Measures?

After formally declaring Red China an aggressor (TIME, Feb. 12), the U.N. General Assembly set up a twelve-man committee to consider "additional measures" against Peking. Last week, three months later, the U.S. decided the time had come for some additional measures. U.S. Delegate Ernest Gross asked for an embargo on "arms, ammunition, implements of war, petroleum, atomic energy materials" to Red China.

Red China would lose little by the proposed embargo, since most U.N. member nations already bar the shipment of arms. But, said Gross: "We think this program will help impress Communist China and its supporters of the unity...