INDOCHINA: No Carrot, No Stick

SMILING broadly as he deplaned at Paris' Orly Airport, Presidential Adviser Henry Kissinger effusively praised North Vietnamese Politburo Member Le Due Tho as "my old friend in the search for peace." Later, when the two met at the U.S.-owned villa outside Paris, there were more smiles and handshakes. With this ceremonial display of affection, the talks on the future of Viet Nam were reconvened last week. At stake, once again, was peace in Indochina; Kissinger and Tho, it was hoped, would figure out ways to stop the continued fighting that threatens to undo the cease-fire agreement they negotiated last...

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