Strings Attached

August 1979
New Republic;8/25/79, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p5
Focuses on efforts made by United States President Jimmy Carter's administration to implement Strategic Arms Limitation Talks II (SALT II) treaty, including the approval of this treaty by the Senate. Concerns about the impact of the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union on domestic politics and civil liberties; Statements given by the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff regarding plans of the Carter administration for spending money on weapons; Proposal of a supplemental appropriation bill as a compromise solution for the approval of SALT II. INSET: Recent Staff Changes..


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