FOREIGN RELATIONS: Human Rights: Confrontation in Belgrade

The human rights issue has become the centerpiece of Jimmy Carter's foreign policy. His stand is popular at home; abroad it has won admiration mixed with puzzlement and even indignation. The policy ran into two major tests last week at diplomatic meetings more than 5,000 miles apart. In Grenada, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance found himself defending the Administration's criticism of human rights violations by various Latin American governments against a chorus of officials who argued that terrorism is more of a menace (see following story). In Belgrade, differences between the...

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