On the heels of the American debacle in Indochina came the ominous warning: "There will be another test of U.S. strength very soon… and we'd better be ready." The speaker was former U.S. undersecretary of state, Eugene Rostow, who served in the Lyndon Johnson administration. Ready or not Korea appears ripe for the world's next major confrontation. The recent activity on the part of the North Korean government may signal the beginning of what may be a new Communist offensive. Reports indicate that the Communists are digging infiltration tunnels across the demilitarized zone dividing the two countries. Two tunnels have already been discovered (one as far as 600 yards into South Korean territory), and U.S. military officials believe there may be at least two more. The Pyongyang regime is also jamming radio and television broadcasts beamed up from the south.
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