Asia: MOSCOW V. PEKING: Communist Rivalry Around the World

YOU will not find a crack in the Sino-Soviet union any more than you will find one in a duck's egg," said Red Chi nese Foreign Minister Chen Yi last July. Scarcely five months later, the duck's egg was cracked wide open. Hatched was an ugly little basilisk, confronting Moscow with a threat to its supremacy far graver than Yugoslavia's defection in 1948. The Soviet Union has the political muscle to keep most of the world's 81 Communist parties in line, and superior economic resources to offer poor nations willing to boost themselves...

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