TERRORISM: No Sanctions

The United Nations General Assembly looked about as much like an armed camp as a forum for debate last week when it met to hear U.S. Secretary of State William Rogers call for an international treaty against terrorism. Fearing attacks even inside the U.N., bodyguards sat close to some foreign ministers scattered among the 131 delegations; gallery visitors were closely screened and carefully watched. Vulnerable figures like Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban moved amid the tightest security since Nikita Khrushchev visited the U.N. in 1960. In spite of that clear and present evidence of the insidious, pervasive nature of...

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