FOREIGN RELATIONS: Advance and Retreat

In its clash with Congress over the conduct of foreign policy, the Ford Administration has achieved one tentative advance and suffered one major setback.

TURKEY. The Administration's drive to resume U.S. military sales to Turkey, backed in the Senate by a one-vote margin last May, picked up momentum in the House. This came after Secretary of State Henry Kissinger pleaded his case to 125 members over cocktails and President Ford discussed the matter with 140 Representatives at breakfast. Ford endorsed a compromise bill offered by Pennsylvania Democrat Thomas E. Morgan. Rather than full resumption of aid, as Kissinger urged,...

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