YUGOSLAVIA: Closing the Triangle

Most of the men who shaped the postwar world are gone—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, De Gaulle. This week, barring a last-minute change in plans, a VIP helicopter will touch down on the south lawn of the White House and out will step a statesman who has earned a place alongside those formidable figures: President Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia.

Marxist Metternich. Still vigorous at 79, Tito comes to the U.S. from a couple of the world's most sensitive spots: India and Egypt, two countries that recently signed treaties of friendship with the Soviet...

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