India and the Conflict in Korea
Political Implications of a Korean Cease Fire
Negotiations for a cease-fire in Korea have focused world attention upon possibilities of a general political settlement in the Far East. In future negotiations for such a settlement, Communist China would be expected to renew its claims to Formosa, a seat in the United Nations, and a voice in the peace treaty with Japan. In countering United States opposition to these claims, the Chinese Reds would have the support of Soviet Russia and could logically count upon assistance from India, which has long been at odds with Washington's China policy.
For political as well as military reasons the United States is expediting arrangements for a peace settlement with Japan which will formally terminate the ...