Letters: Dec. 26, 1983

Controlling Arms

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

Arlington, Va.

I am sickened, outraged and frightened by the self-serving posturing of U.S. officials at the arms-control talks. These men are taking...

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