DIPLOMACY: US. Trial Balloon at the U.N.

"Opportunities must be seized or they will disappear." So said Henry Kissinger last week in his address to the new United Nations General Assembly, promising a vigorous U.S. effort to follow up on its recent diplomatic triumph in the Middle East. Yet last week the Secretary of State's peace cavalcade seemed to slow down.

Those Pershings. As scheduled, Israeli and Egyptian representatives at Geneva's Palais des Nations put their pens to the interim Sinai accord. Also as expected, the Israelis only initialed the documents, withholding full signatures—and full binding agreement to the Sinai package—until an Administration proposal to station up...

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