IN an interview with TIME Correspondent Marsh Clark, President Thieu last week discussed conditions for scaling down the war and his hopes of winning the political struggle:
What do you think the enemy is up to? What is their strategy now?
They still believe that they have to try to achieve military victory to have a strong bargaining position. Secondly, they would like to create a deadlock at the Paris talks and to play on the impatience of the American people. With a deadlock, they believe they can obtain concessions.
Do you feel confident that upon a cease-fire you will prevail in the political...