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Bhutto Goes to Peking

League or about Sheikh Mujibisi known anti-communist views. G P Deshpande PRESIDENT Wilson once said that "a nation could not put its strength into a war and keep its head level". President Wilson's own successors have already demonstrated the truth of this statement in Vietnam. Bhutto, in his turn, is trying to imitate his patrons. He has talked of the waters of the Ganga and the Indus flowing red in the event of an Indo-Pak war. It will he a house-to-house war, he roared, little realising that he was giving away a part of his own game. There are his counterparts in this country too. One need not, therefore, take the rhetoric too seriously. It is an old trick, a little worn out. It seems to have become an accepted practice on the .subcontinent that when foreign tours fail in their objectives, the pill should be sweetened with bold and brave talk of war. The sophistry can deceive people in Islamabad but it usually does not deceive the more hard-headed people in Peking.

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