AMERICAN NOTES: The Week That Was

THE NATION

Each week the 30-odd members of the U.S. Armed Forces Policy Council hear grim briefings from the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on how much conflict there is in the world. Two weeks ago, there was a pleasant surprise. Admiral Thomas H. Moorer reported that as well as he could determine, during the week of Feb. 17 to 24 "virtually nobody is shooting at anybody anyplace." Moorer went on to declare that it was "more quiet around the world last week than at any time since I have...

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