ARMAMENTS: Soviet Breakthrough

When President Nixon and Soviet Boss Leonid Brezhnev met in Moscow last year, none of the agreements they signed were hailed more than those limiting strategic nuclear weapons. In 2½ years of painstaking negotiations, both the U.S. and the Soviet Union had made concessions. Last week, it seemed, the U.S. may have given more than it got. Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger announced that the Russians had scored a major breakthrough in weapons technology by successfully testing "in recent weeks" missiles with multiple warheads that could be aimed at separate targets. The...

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