DIPLOMACY: Food, Famine, Fury and Fears

As Secretary of State Henry Kissinger flew to New Delhi last week, reporters accompanying him noticed that he seemed uncharacteristically subdued. Perhaps he was preoccupied with weighty matters involving Moscow and the Middle East. On the other hand, he may only have been a bit apprehensive about seeing India's proud, mercurial Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi. Their last meeting, which coincided with the start of a U.S. "tilt" toward Pakistan during the Bangladesh crisis of 1971, ended in mutual distrust. Mrs. Gandhi has since been known to turn livid at the very mention...

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