PEACE TALKS: Trading Territory for Security?

If achieving a cease-fire in the Middle East seemed difficult, the task of creating a permanent peace can only be described as herculean. After a quarter-century of hostility, the hatreds on both sides seem to be the region's most permanent landmarks.

Yet, paradoxically, the Yom Kippur War may have left in its wake more possibilities for peace than existed before.

For one thing, the rest of the world—particularly the U.S. and the Soviet Union—seemed more determined than ever before that hostilities finally be ended. In his press conference last week President Nixon said...

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