Nation: Twin Salvos for SALT

Starting the campaign for a new U.S.-Soviet arms pact

The SALT II offensive has begun. With a powerful rhetorical barrage, the Carter Administration last week started fighting in earnest to win support for a new U.S.-Soviet strategic arms limitation treaty. In Chicago, National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski denounced "unwarranted alarmist" criticisms of the accord and declared that the treaty would "lead to more peaceful relations" between the two superpowers. In Manhattan a day later, Secretary of Defense Harold Brown called SALT "the foundation for progress In establishing an enduring political relationship with the Soviets that reduces tensions and sets important visible bound...

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