"The Ghost on the Roof" (TIME, March 5) was pointless because no responsible section of U.S. opinion favors sanctions against Russia, and short of drastic sanctions we are unlikely to modify Soviet policy. . . .
It is mischievous because it fosters the myth that our diplomats are nincompoops always being overreached by wily foreigners. . . .
. . . Your article recognizes the possibility of conflict between those who think that human beings are able to work out their destinies within a free society, and those who...