Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on March 3, 1976 · Page 19
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The Idaho Free Press 4 The News-Tribune, Wednesdsy, Mwch 3,1»76 - B-5 How strong is support for Korea? .... ByKnbmCuhbe v,,,,,, ,,_,,,,. ByKnberlCuhbe TOKVO , U P I , - j, rom North Korean President Kim Sung has led his Pennsyl S^can^r TM »,£·,·, vear, gazed for 21 ea rs at a hi i'" "5 1 '° gel lhe A "'"ioans ready North Korean a m v' S '"r UnLfy K ° rea °" tlis ow " [Wised only three miles "TM J ? 0clill ! sl t c r m s n "'er has The men ol lhe I 1 S. arinv's Last autumn, the UN was in will depend an whellier the VS. second division ever "trip- North His 15 million people are indoctrinated wiih fierce Korean ;s. Al high schools in ' ' ' rifle invasion of llie southern oari of } ' oll ?- van 8- students take rifle :h.»l divieled nation V ! ',' ac " ct ', al lal ^' ls «'l i" lh- divided nation.. With Indochina gone. South ' lliree-mile-wide demilitarized ... . . . _ , ,,. zone, continue to (ace each other sueh a dither il passed lwe govci n'inciil ean [lersiiade its with significant rnililary eonflieting resolutions -- one people the defense of Korea is capabilities as Ihe tensions lelling the United Slates lo gel wnrlli llie sacrifices and risks. out of Korea and the either line ol the inajeir arguments Idling it lo slay on. for slaying in Korea is lhal il Same congressmen are ciili- plays an important role in llie eal of Smith Korean Presietenl defense eif Japan. Ameriea's I'ark Chung llee's 1S72 shifl " from rieinoeraey lo apparent lifetime rule under an authoritarian government. Congressional investigations avc led lo charges Ihat snim persist." Hrowii said Since the outbreak of the Korean war. defense of Soulh Korea has heen an automatic pan of American foreign poliev. As far as llie Kord ail- minisliaiiimiscnncerneel. el still i".v.,ki ,» uii^fis ceie in me , shape of American soldiers. '." S " 1 " 1 ' Kura llllTl ' l ' an ll1 ' h Korc: TM£Lns Z .^-'-'W^onthc milii;in. ,,,,,,,,, ,,,,! ' .' g bclli? f »' a « ai some point Smith chief Asian all} Japan also is Ihe Hun] largest economic power- in the work! after Ihe United Slates nml Iho Soviet Union. "Japan remains our mosl .. . -- ' iiii\v ivu lu uiiiiKi 1 ^ UKU iinno japan ri'tn;ims o no amenity ;ibom our corn- SmHli Koreans sqiieczwUmm- imnorliint allv in HIT II Ull lien I *j;iv:i; ·\HPI-nl-irv i\( i . . . . . . .. * . . . . . . military commitment on the Asian mainland. Aside from :t,«tK) caretaker forces at air bases in Thailand, the -12.000 men in Korea are America's last on the Asian continent. Secretary nf n · , ,, .. ,, .' - " - ' ·»·-···»»· ·'· r*i:i Dusuwssi's mere nr liomi- sraiif £·£ TM Hr-"" ea:i Inisinesses there 1 for polili- and the key lei ueir policy in t - . . . _ ,, ,, |U ,| m , t - u , _ t l , t r e a t y , n would have drastic -ftie American the I'jsn-ji a s t a n d o f f , and the L, - ·"·· ""nn en,en man 01 ne I .b. Joint n IIP I'mted \'-uinn tes^±:r irwi TM*i s '^«TMTM·?» -- ^^« , commitment is being questioned in America and abroad as never before. In Ihe I'mtcd Nations, the hy ihe fait of Vietnam. At some point it seems sure they will test the determination of Ihe L'.S. government - and Hie American people remain in Korea nost obvious location in ilns region for outbreak uf hostilities." "The iwo Korean armed to forces, totalling over one million men. and separated only by a the pceiple have 5 I' in Asia in the last 35 years. 1'iililic opinion polls show lillle enthusiasm for another one lielired U.S. Navy Hear Admiral Gene S. La llncqiic. neiiv a professional critic of Asia." (ien. Brenvn said in recent testimony More Congress Stale Dejiarliiieni · "Uilh the elawn nf ilv mil in ui tut uui . -A ,n- ruin-,,i.uii jjtuim' n.ive' .iiim- ue'panme'iii stunevs sav break of revolution in South TMnsei|ueiices in Japan anil all gollc n,,.,,,,^, lhl . cc I1i:l j or wilrs j r lll( , r , liti , ( S|aU , s k|L . ks ( ;, Korea, we shall posiliveL OV( ' r -'\ slil " - . . . . . . . support the Soulh Korean However on lias passed since people." he said recently ·nrean war ended in General George S. Brown. Norlh chairman of Ihe I'.S. Joint South Korea, the Japanese 1 government will lake it as a sign America no longer is willing to defend Japan. This sevnariii fnrsee-. Japan rearming, and jrassibh even American, role in Korea is gone. American defense policies says: building ' alnmie North Korea always JKK! [he supjiorl nf Ihe Communisl ceniinries Hy skillful diplomacy n has: wiHieel anel won llie voles · ·-··- .-..,., , v , vt .., u , of main Third World nations. In the end. the American role * * * * * * * * * * China's post-war expectations H Charles K. Smith I'I'I Senior Kiliiur HONG KONG ifPI) - The pattern of events since Ihe Indochina War indicates that many of China's p o s t w a r e x p e c t a t i o n s have not materialized. ·Tho United .Stales simply is ihil Japan's reemeigeiice goint! in gel involved in another military power is siinielliing liie' - . - - , .- llliui war '" Asi "' The peo]ile llniled Stales lon K has wanted lo n has wiHieel and wein lhe voles won't support il for any reasor " avoiel. It ha.s kepi Japan emder Die 1 American defense .shield leu :'." years, under terms of a mutual security treaty, so Japan will nut have an excu.-e In nn military ayain. "II Ihe North Koreans take 1 eiver all of Korea," ense Japanese '.·dilor lold HIM. "U u i|| ] u . h a Th±,^ a S. ^""r.;!! :!" vk - ls a " .y""* ·"? ^ **««·** I'mted Slates sheiuld nol leave a power vacuum in Asia that no cnunlry but the Soviet I'nion can What Peking wanted is quite ''»·. P ar| i^'"ly when Ihe different from what Peking go! imi ' ls m s " ***"' Io "" so following the fall of American- Perhaps the meisl significant '·" ' ' in Viet- -'"ange in China's " ' backed governments t ,- . nam. Cambodia and Laos and tfm 'arel Hie American m (lie withdrawal of L'.S military Presence forces from the region. In some cases, the Chinese also have realized Ilia' much of whal Hiey wanted before the war was over is nol so desirable now Ins been ioo""nnVrv imi'Tn'i'i 7" vl! '"'' tillllll|J lne snols i' 1 '' 1 " 1 '"^ '« H'ese anil either nol HO loo hr · :lrainli "S ; "' '!ipl'"»Uic S.iulheasl Asian countries, the whole new ball game in Japan.' analysts. To rub salt in llie Chinese could nol slop support- Tllt ' Slate Department's (II Their rationale is simple: The Chinese wounds, the Soviets ing lhe insurgents wilhnul losing plumalic formula for solving lhe' evi ;n have ImiiiHlit in Oibiiiis. influeiicc a.s «cll as (heir l"'»')lem is l» |HTSII;II|C N'orlli Nobod\ gave more support revolutionary credenlials and Smith Korea lo let each one! encouragement lhan China ..., ,,..,,...'.,,:..,, ,,;....,, ,.., .,, "Iher alone, anel e x i s l as lo Ihe Cambodian forces which ,-,, P Z, ,,m, 'Tl ' «'Pai'ale countries, wnn Ihe war in Ihat count, v ,, ' · ' p ' , ?", i , " willl| s Hiina anil lhe Soviet Hm the man Peking putmos, ^ Th^ AU ±i" rf '"»'" '" ^^ ^ s:;r l E N r r. »^-«_^»' ^ rZ,:r ^^^3 Japan weiulil normalize- llieir Taiwan, described bolh by Washington and Peking as the , . ' · · bclievr. China had expected Ihat when llie war was over her influence -- ,.,. ,,.,,. i ,iui i7i 11 N iiti: 11 R v i it tivs t t;i 11 considering the turn of events m tor I'S.'military wilr.draual f 15 ' 1 ' from Taiwan become a half. The wilhdr.-iwal nf American hearted tormalily. there also 'crucial" issue in normalizatiuu if Smo-American relations. Not only has llie Chinese call U0 uld be'"expaiuk-d" m""the the Chinese Coniinu- relalieins with N:rth Korea. There seems lillle chance Ihat uist parlv must ' llis V" I|: W ( '", r)li " a ; ""' ""' · . Soviets are rivals who comeiele With China forced lo maintain for North Korea's favor Tbev friendly lies with the " I'lllI.II'I'l.NKS I'llKSIDKNT rprdinaml s. light, is Hi'le'iioie'd to 1'fking in June 1 Marc* forces is a prime example ; When the war still was raging. China declared repeatedly that United Slate; remainder of Southeast Asia. Hn! alter some initial sue'cesses lhe sinrv h have been fairly' clear signals fl . ro[l | f ' on , [ iu | (l ,|,j n : from ( bmese leaders lhal lhe The end of lhe war helped ^ine initial successes *' l tLl L ^ tl= las not been too dif! "" r al support to their insurgen i Iniloeliiiri mnvenienls. some sour neilc are quite unlikely lo pressure President Kim into sueh a settlement. Also. Japanese and American In Cliini'se Premier Cliou Hup In Ihe lower pholo: CSA1-' Jlaj. · · ^['^···'-v,'.- i u i ^ IUH.-U oiuit.^ VJ|,JJ L U injj [Jt i [ t j ( j ( f||n., .it-,[-,, ;mm she wanted the United States out hasty in ending its presence on dj,,!TM^', advances elf\IP1n.ini nf ivhin.i ^nr A«io rl,., v.,,;,,.,^l; ., u^i.i :..!,,..., L . JMiml - i'U»ann.s. ihould no! be loo cdj,,., llla e; ( . snl]u , s jg n j'[j ran | (ieivcnimcnl-to-geiveinmcnt re- ties wilh the Communist elements in these countries and give at least 'lit -- neilcs military already are appearing in alarms over the glowing naval removes'l'resliieiit KimJlie'i'e'i n II. IV.Mir, Iff I. line! Dr. US. Chiang. ie me'iit iTsearcher ein Tni\san. evaiuine ki' as |i;iri nl an effinl in jiiitliiii! togrlliiT vaccines against Ccrnian measles, in Taipei in Jnr\ of IMS. The I'hillippines. Maimcli ally nf (lie C.S., eslablished relations with Heel I'liiiia after Hie war in Vietnam was e'one-luded. And Keel China now is seemingly sliickening nff its demand thai the I'.S. wilh- elraw frmn Taiuiin, l i m e of Vietnam. Indochina and Asia. With Ihe war over. Ihe with- . ....I island. While the end of Hie liulochin; Malaysia, which always had been uary of close relations with lalions. This is particularly I rise in Malaysia. power in lhe Pacific of llie Soviet Uniein. Norlh Keirca's allv The death of the lale Neirtti elilfereni. President Ho Chi . no reason lo think his successors' policy will In, an; Indochina and other parts of Asia has moved at a far faster pace than Ihe Chinese, almost everybody else, ever anticipated. And. it now turns . Ninth Koreans believe rtnwa A m e i e o e^om , , , " 7 7 " , " " " t **»»W**TM Cations with Some analysts believe the Vk-lniiracw Presieicn, Ho Chi The x,,,il, K,,r ra Sna anil mhe^ pa mTf S,l ATM M 'can K^ ,'! I'T lTM"** Taipe, because Chinese perceive the oppor.uni- ^ ^ nolhing ,o slop ,he Mine ,s ,,,, Ibeir side As,a has moved at a far faster heighten^ Sino-Sovu" , lv ',| - ',' ±, 'T,, !!f"' I' 0 ''"' 31 ' 0 " '', ".' improve Sinej-American I : _ and throughout Asia. oul. Ihe withdrawal wenl further Sinn-Soviet contenlion so inlense along (heir disputed almost heforcThc wiir was over' border, nowhere is . lhan the Chinese and many other Asian leaders desired. The once-stridenl calls from Peking for the "U.S. aggressors" to "get out of Asia" now are only a faint echo. The only such demands heard now from Peking apply only lo population ty to improve Sino-American more than in per cent i. relations as perhaps lhe most 'stablishcd relations with China positive result nf the end of the limosl before llie war was over. w a r . in terms nf foreign In Ihe a f t e r m a t h of the relations. American defeat. Ihe leaders of These analysts believe the both Thailand anil the Philip- Chinese and Iho United Slates pines both staunch American will move toward an informal ni-i""n'i'~ih "'k ,"'" r""T allils li '"' i "' ! llle "'''"' ~ rus!led """'"·'' rrl " ( " arrangement lo nee ,, he ke parts of ihe ,,, | V king in almost miseemlv counter a common foe - lhe eg on. \ etna,,, and Laos. | K1 , ( , Tht , ,, h , it|c . s , ,;. s , lvil , M - ni(ln . II IS we -eslab is hrr! hai I u, i;..,..... . _ i . . For the Cmled Stales, there is no eas\ iva lo ijuil in Soulh Knrea and no easy way lo go on. Whal Hie Toiled Slates does about Korea depends, in the last a n a l y s i s , on ihe American people. as in Indochina Al the moment, lhe Soviet I'nion has the dominant infhi ei region . Il is well-established Ilial the Soviet Union desires naval b,i.,es and other military facilities in Keire.i and Taiwan. In the case Vietnam. This ivnuW ereailv T, , , .,., · , , of Korea, the call for U.S. with- enhance Sovie, power iXh ,,^^'^^,, ^ S," drawal is more form lhan and -\si.-i I,,'"'!" 1 " . t j l l t ? U11 "^ " 1|R ' TM" lishcd relations with China on There is one oilier positive June 9. U17S. and Thailand factor for China in the ending of Ihe Indochina conflict -- a lessening ol llie economic . . followed on .Inly The M a l a y s i a n . Thai elrawal is more form lhan substance In the case of Taiwan, il is half-hearted al best. illusion thai China no longer While China still supplies aid ,,., , . , luuMir:] NI.H e nina no iiingei N one e niiia sun su piles aie I here have heen no mdica- ,,,,,,,,, t c lllllmiinis ,.|,,| lo all Indochina counties, il ,,, ions Ilial (lip \ ipln.ninn^n I.-,,-.. . . . . . . . . . . . . lions thai the Vietnamese have agreed to anv formal base insurgents in Ibeir cenmlrics The Chim'.se eierlareel em ··»· ^^ , , , , , ,,,, ILII.I lulaf I f... | J l i i } , , , , lit.,, 'ji-m The fact ,s. the Chinese now agreements. But then-,,re signs ,,,, ,-, i con I u i ant lhe United Slales to lhal the Soviet Union mav net at .,.:,.,, "..',"" " U ." want maintain a fairly sence in Asia. In diplomatic parlors and in niajlirig.s with import.TM! foreign visitors to Peking, the Chinese lunger is the heavy drain on the ix-nnmtij lhal il eras duritif; (fie war years. . .-..-. .............. ?i . ... sjjjn,.,, wm , rl ri .|aiions were Al a lime when Peking has stroog pre- least some of the lacdilies it ^iihhshed lhal ihev considered embarked on a lonfi-range f l c c i r n t : nn.lrii- · ,11,1,1 .-, ,, I .. . · " ' "h ' " " f j t aggression, inter- development plan designed lo il and subversion raise China In superpower slain.-, by Ihe end of Ihe ccnlurv desires unelei a military advisory arrangement. Iti Laos. China's jrifliiener lias diminished considerably. Tlie ,,:,,,,,, r , hliolls iiggesl frankly thai perhaps the North Vietnamese and 11 Inreign femur, ciinl lo be 1 impermissible " , lierause of Sinn-S'ivie! rivalry the casintl of Ibis heavy aid lor influence over Communist Imrde'ii is important. " * * * * Preventing falling dominoes: Hy Alan Dawson BANGKOK. Thailand iUPI - Southeast Asia now looks lo Hanoi --not for leadership but rather willi few hopes and much Irepielalion. Leaders of non-CommunisI nations in the region consider Indochina and specifically Norlh Vietnam as Ihe exporters of revolution. All arc working on plans lo combat it Nol that Southeast Asia now wishes lo confront Vietnam directly. "In one w a y , you can say the victories in Indochina last year were good for countries like Thailand and Malaysia." said one American analyst. "Il looks like these countries now consider their main priority logel in touch with Ihe people in Die countryside - fineling oul their problems and working lo solve them This analyst believes politicians and olhcr city-dwelleis have ignored their ripe-for- revolution country cousins for too long. Th.iil.inil. called the "ultimate domino" by many analysts, has tried In establish relations with Vic' but failed. Indonesian foreign Minister Aelam Malik, highly admired in the region, recently said diplomatic relations with Hanoi and Peking are no guarantee Ihe two powers will slop exporting their revolutions. t-'or its part, Norlh Vietnam in recenl days has Riven every "dicalion il favors confrontation and a innssive Southeast Asian Communist revolution. Communist parly Chairman I.eDuan.ina major speech l-'eb 7, saiel his gnvernmetit already "contributes aclively" lo helping pro-Comnieinisl forces in Thailand. "We firmly elemand thai the U.S. withdraw all its forces and military bases from tins region." he said. Not all U.S. bases, however, are being withdrawn -- even from Thailand w here a former!} highly publicized withdrawal is due lo end March 20. U S. military sources now say :i.(ion American military me'ii will remain in Thailand. Mosl will be involved in ref'jcllins planes headed for Ihe Indian ()cean and spying electronically on China and Indochina There will be lillle if any official opposition lo keeping Ihe Americans here. Although Ihe (,'eimmunisl vie lory in Vietnam brouglu an initial rush to attempt lo deal with Hanoi, mosl officials now appear lo believe throwing the Americans out is nol Ihe answer Singapore Prime Minister Let- Kuan Yew has lonnd increased support for his longtime view that American forces in Ihe region serve as a guarantee the Communists will nol be able m practice hegemony. In Ihe Philippines, thought of asking Ihe Americans to close Iheir big air and naval bases has slopped. Instead, the Filipinos will ask Ihe Ameiicans lo remain, but pay more for the privilege Al Ihe same lime, however, regional leaders express public contempt for the Domino Theory. Thailand thene.M [Ionium i! the Ibron means anylhmg rejects il utterly, nn grounds Mie n a t i o n is different from Indochina. "We 1 have 1 di'innerac}, for one thing." saiei a senior Thai official ··Our people believe strongly in the nation, moaai- chy. religious doctrine We will nol fall like Indochina, like a domino " Hnl Ihe numerous pessimists in hangkeik. most of them foreigners, reject Hie argument by pointing out lhal each Indochina country w a s different and fell in a different manner. The Communists also haic Ibeir problems. ( lnc of the chief emes is Ihe 1 lae - k of leadership and an integrated Cornmemist movement in Thailand and Malaysia. Thailand lias Coinmimisl in- surgencies in Ihnv regions. }el Ihei'c is nnt a single spokesman lor any of llieiu. lei alone all Hirer. lianeikok is worried neu-r- Ijiele.-is. The 1 military now is e'onsnltini! foreign experts oil coiinler insurgene-y prohh'ins. ]i also is point ing more and more openly to llie infiltration of Norlh Vietnamese advisee's inlei northern Tbailanil. Hurma and Malaysia. The infiltration apparently explains I.e Detail's rcfen-mx- lo aclively conli ibuting lo area revolution. Harder to explain, and more friglile'uiiig lo authorities here. is the fae-i Communist soldiers who Icnk Saigon lasl April :ll) freely toh! people there they expected to fight soon in Thailand. GOVERNMENT INSPECTED USDA GRADED BEEF HALVES CHOICE BEEF BY THE HALF 73 LB. DOUBLE WRAPPED 4 QUICK FROZEN READY FOfl WE FREEZER. DUO WE N COMP1ETE CUSTOM WCHEIIXC! C J PACKING CO. HAPPY VALLEY BO. NAMPA Phone-466-9413 or 466-6067 THE MILK'S FREE WHEN YOU BUY THE THINGS THAT GO WITH IT NATURALLY Look for these displays in your store, All you do toget a free Mi-gallon of milk is buy a twopound can of Nestle' 1 Chocolate Flavor Quik- and two packages of Oreo : Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. Then send in proofs ol purchase along with a coupon from one ol these store displays to Nabisco-Nestle Milk Refund, P. 0 Box 9282 St. Paul, Minnesota 55196. 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