A Message for Moscow

The words echoed the harshest rhetoric at the height of the cold war. With a sharp edge to his normally amiable tone, President Ronald Reagan said at his press conference that he knew "of no leader of the Soviet Union since the revolution" who did not pursue the goal of "world revolution ... The only morality they recognize is what will further their cause, meaning they reserve unto themselves the right to commit any crime, to lie, to cheat."

No less sternly, Secretary of State Alexander Haig charged the Soviet Union with "training, funding...

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