To the Editors:
Your story on the behind-the-scenes intrigue at the arms-control talks [Dec. 5] did what The Day After did not. It scared the hell out of me. TIME's Strobe Talbott has portrayed a rogues' gallery of players, from the uninterested Ronald Reagan to the arrogant Richard Burt and the devious Richard Perle. I never dreamed I would feel sorry for Paul Nitze and Alexander Haig.
Nicholas M. Meyers
I am sickened, outraged and frightened by the self-serving posturing of U.S. officials at the arms-control talks. These men are taking...