Morocco: An Exercise in Amity

Landing rights and help with an unwinnable war

They swapped cavalry stories in the Oval Office and reviewed the international scene while riding Lipizzaners along the banks of Virginia's Rappahannock River. But casual as it may have seemed, Moroccan King Hassan IFs visit with President Ronald Reagan last week was productive for both sides.

Washington's aim was to complete an agreement, reached in principle by Secretary of State Alexander Haig during a trip to Marrakesh last February, that would allow the U.S. to use Moroccan military facilities if troops ever have to...

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