Nation: Advice for the New Man

Foreign policy analysts offer their list of priorities

What should the U.S. do next about Iran, the Middle East, its frigid relations with the Soviet Union, its uneasy dealings with its allies, its frictions with the Third World? TIME asked a number of foreign affairs specialists. Excerpts from their replies:


George W. Ball, 70, served as Under Secretary of State, the No. 2 job in the department, from 1961 to 1966, under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.

Senator Muskie must quickly take control of...

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