Canada: Testing Weapons and Friends

Cruise missiles meet unexpected turbulence north of the border

U.S. officials are all too familiar with the deep divisions that NATO'S plan to install new nuclear missiles in Western Europe has caused on the other side of the Atlantic. Few Americans, however, expected the controversy to excite passions in a NATO country that is thousands of miles from the planned deployment sites. But, as Vice President George Bush learned during a 14-hour visit to Ottawa last week, the decision to deploy missiles in Europe has become a highly emotional issue in Canada, too. Although Bush had come prepared to talk about...

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