National Geographic : 1960 Jan
Vulnerable Laos shares 1,000 miles of frontier with Red China and North Viet Nam. Commu nist influence is strong in several areas. France KODACHROMEBY JOHN M. KESHISHIAN, M.D. © NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY trains and the United States equips the 25,000 man Lao army. Since 1955 the U. S. has sent more than $225,000,000 in aid.