India's Prime Minister Nehru, who thinks the U.N. should not be beastly to Peking, recognizes a nation's right to safeguard its security—when that nation is India. Last week, India's neighbor, Pakistan, protested against large-scale Indian troop concentrations on the Indian-Pakistan border. Pakistan offered to meet Nehru for peace talks, provided India pulls back the troops. This week, India's peace-loving Pandit declined the Pakistan offer. Reason: India's troops are threatening no one, simply help maintain the peace.

The Indian troops are on the border, said Nehru, because "there may develop a threat to Indian security."...

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