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Helen Mears

MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN about the failure of the West to gain the “minds and hearts” of Asia. The major reason for this failure, however, is ignored: the extreme divergence of U. S. practice from U. S. ideology.

Consider the Korean prisoner-of-war episode. For two and a half years of war, negotiations for a truce were delayed ostensibly because the Western powers insisted on...

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