Breakthrough or Breakout?

As arms-control talks resume in Geneva, a turning point looms

The new year in Soviet-American arms control officially begins in Geneva this week. For the first time since last November, Chief U.S. Negotiator Max Kampelman is due to lead his delegation of diplomats and experts in a caravan of limousines from their headquarters across from the city's botanical gardens, up the Avenue de la Paix, through a heavy iron gate, past a phalanx of Soviet sentries and onto the grounds of the Villa Rose, which houses the Soviet mission. Kampelman will be met by his counterpart, Victor Karpov. Inside a modernistic annex to the baroque mansion, the two delegations will take...

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