Nation: Watch Out, United States

General Haig comes home

No political image maker could have hoped for a noisier sendoff. Last week General Alexander Meigs Haig Jr., 54, Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe, narrowly escaped death from an unidentified terrorist's bomb as he motored to NATO military headquarters in Casteau, Belgium. The blast missed Haig's Mercedes 600 limousine but blew a crater in the road, slightly injured three of his security guards and damaged their car. Two days later, Haig was jetting about Europe in a U.S. Air Force DC-9, receiving 17-gun farewell salutes. Said British...

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