FOREIGN POLICY: Cold War? Nyet. But It's Getting Chilly

Summertime—but for Jimmy Carter, the living wasn't easy. West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt was arriving in Washington this week for some difficult talks, preceded by the news that Germany had agreed with France, Italy, Belgium and Holland to develop the fast-breeder nuclear reactor that Carter opposes. At home, American Jewish spokesmen continued to charge that Carter was coddling the Arabs. So the President found it prudent to meet with 53 American Jewish leaders and assure them in front of reporters that he wanted an Arab commitment to "full diplomatic relations" with Israel...

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