Balance of Terror

January 1977
New Republic;1/1/77, Vol. 176 Issue 1/2, p2
Discusses the importance of cordial relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Purpose behind Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev's travel across the U.S.; Information on the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks agreement signed by former U.S. President Richard Nixon and Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev; Discussion of nuclear power of the U.S. and Soviet Union and its implications; View of the role of the U.S. as a leading arms merchant; Report that U.S. President Gerald R. Ford vetoed a 1976 bill to let Congress know more about the arms exports; Statement that the U.S. trade often tends to support authoritarian governments.


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