THE SECRETARY OF STATE: WHAT NOW FOR HENRY P

At his press conference last week, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger had an answer ready for one question he was not asked. The question: "Will you resign because your Middle East shuttle failed and American foreign policy is in disarray?" The answer: "No."

Indeed, Kissinger had decided on his response even before he could gauge firsthand the reaction in the U.S. to the collapse of his attempt to negotiate another Israeli-Egyptian disengagement. During a stopover at London's Heathrow Airport, he assured British Foreign Secretary James Callaghan that...

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