The cry for disarmament that has so long echoed through the world's major corridors of power was suddenly being taken up last week in, of all places, Latin Americawhere there has been only one major war in the past 50 years. Ironically, it came from Chile's President Eduardo Frei less than two weeks after his government signed a new $20 million deal for 21 British Hawker
Hunter fighters. Still, Frei had a point
if one not universally shared by Latin American generals.
Last year Argentina bought 25 subsonic Douglas A-4B fighters from the U.S. Chile promptly dashed out for more planes and...