MIDDLE EAST: Geneva: Push Comes to Shove

Zigs, zags and surprises in the Administration's peace drive

"A Geneva settlement is like a tall mountain, full of crevices and sharp rocks. Therefore, you don 't go to it in a straight line. You go through zigs and zags. You even go down a little bit, then you keep moving. As long as you know where you're going, that's what's important. And we know where we're going. We know we 've got to make zigs and zags. "

Thus does President Carter's National Security Adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, describe the Administration's view of the twisting path...

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