The Freeze Is Still Hot

Old resolutions never die, they just get amended

When House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Clement Zablocki of Wisconsin asked for a vote, all but one of his Democrats and even four committee Republicans said aye to this year's resolution to cap U.S. and Soviet nuclear arsenals at current levels. Last week's 27-to-9 vote endorsed a "mutual, verifiable freeze on testing, production and further deployment" of nuclear weapons. Passage this week by the full House seems likely.

A victory there would be somewhat deceptive, however, since the resolution is not the same one defeated by...

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