World: THE STRATEGY AND TACTICS OF PEACE IN VIET NAM

ALL the old questions were asked—but in new ways that invited honest answers, fresh opinions, dissenting views. The questioning began at field level two months ago, funneled steadily upward and inward to commanders and moved from there to the corridors of Washington. It constituted one of the most intensive policy reviews ever conducted inside the Federal Government, and the subject, of course, was Viet Nam. Last week the results reached the desk of the man who ordered the inquiry, Richard Nixon, who must ultimately weigh the choices and choose his course for extricating the nation from the longest war in its...

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