Foreign News: Nyet

After, an impassioned hour and 40 minutes in defense of India's seizure of disputed Kashmir, India's waspish V. K. Krishna Menon, the United Nations' champion long-distance speaker, collapsed in a heap one day last week and had to be rushed off to the medical clinic.

Not Menon's flow of words but a single nyet uttered by Russia's taciturn Arkady Sobolev called a halt to the U.N.'s efforts to mediate in Kashmir. By casting the Soviet Union's 79th *veto in the Security Council, Sobolev effectively killed a resolution, jointly sponsored by the U.S., Cuba. Britain and Australia, to send Council President Gunnar Jarring...

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