The Cold War: Foul Winds

For 2½ hours last week, India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru urged Nikita Khrushchev to halt his new program of nuclear tests. But Nehru emerged from the meeting with lines of discouragement etched on his face. "Once again the foul winds of war are blowing," he told a gathering of Indian students and diplomats. "There are atomic tests, and the world grows fearful."

During his stay in Moscow, Prime Minister Nehru found little cause for optimism, posed dourly with Khrushchev and Mikhail Suslov, Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee, beneath a statue of...

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