Editorial Note

For an expression of opinion by Lieutenant General Matthew B. Ridgway, Chief of Staff’s Representative in the United Nations Military Staff Committee, on the “emergence of a pattern of Russian objectives” as evaluated from the “facts of Russian action before the United Nations on the subjects of Atomic Energy Control, Disarmament and the establishment of United Nations armed forces under Article 43 of the Charter”, see his memorandum of February 3, scheduled for publication in Volume I.