The Bandung Compromise

Landman, David
May 1955
New Republic;5/16/55, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p8
The article focuses on the conference held in April 1955 at Bandung in Indonesia in which representatives of governments of five-eighths of mankind dedicated themselves to the proposition that there are more areas of agreement than disagreement in the world. The mood of the first day was one of tranquility and high hope. There were discussions on economic co-operation, cultural co-operation, human rights and self-determination, world peace and co-operation, the atom, universal membership in the U.N., French North Africa, Israel, West Irian and South African racialism. Formosa was also a principal issue.


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