Some Practical and Realistic Advise

Eight statesmen, American and foreign, suggest how to reduce tensions

What, concretely, can the U.S. and the Soviet Union do to lower the level of tension between them in the months ahead? How, in the longer run, can they manage their competitive relationship better so as to reduce the risk of armed confrontation? TIME asked eight statesmen, both in and out of office, to offer some practical recommendations.


French Foreign Minister

Enormous ideological and moral differences are at the root of the difficulties in relations with the Soviet Union. Nothing will make these differences disappear in the foreseeable future. However, we should aim...

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