Squeezing the Soviets

An angry Carter struggles to put new pressure on the Kremlin

Crossroads. Watershed. Turning point.

These are all terms being used by U.S. experts as they grope for some way to define and explain the momentous events that have suddenly engulfed the international arena. What is clear is that the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan has heightened world tensions to their most serious level since the Viet Nam War, and perhaps even before

Soviet forces continued to subjugate Afghanistan last week, and some crack units took up stations perilously...

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