India: The Warning on the Walls

An old Chinese proverb says, "Where there is an excess of ceremony, there is sure to be deceit."

In Red China last week, Ceylon's visiting Prime Minister, Mrs. Sirimavo Bandaranaike, sniffed incense, was wined and dined by Premier Chou Enlai, and was even taken to see a relic of Buddha's tooth. Reason for the indulgent treatment was the set of proposals that Mrs. Bandaranaike brought to Peking as spokesman for the six nonaligned nations—Ghana, Egypt, Indonesia, Burma, Cambodia and Ceylon—who met in Colombo last month and took it upon themselves to arbitrate the...

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