The Nation: Toward a Ford Doctrine?

In an interview last week with Time Inc. Editor in Chief Hedley Donovan, President Ford offered frank opinions on a wide range of international issues. Highlights:

Q. Along with all the other anniversaries and milestones, this year is the 30th anniversary of the end of World War II. Compared with the last interwar period, that is quite an improvement. Is it conceivable that we have abolished world war?

A. I can't help being optimistic. Just in terms of time, the 30-year span is an improvement compared to the 1918-1939 period. I think there is...

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