His Policy Ideas

Secretary of Defense Caspar ("Cap") Weinberger last week summarized his foreign policy views in an interview with TIME Correspondent Gregory H. Wierzynski. Excerpts:

On economic moves against the U.S.S.R.: "I haven't called for a trade embargo, but I have called for a very substantial tightening of technology, which I think we have fed to them by legal means and had it pilfered from us by illegal means. We have to recognize that trade with the Soviet Union is not like trade with Britain or France or Japan. The profits that arise from trade in...

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