YUGOSLAVIA: Point and Counterpoint

Dissident Yugoslav Writer Mihajlo Mihajlov, who is well known for his anti-Soviet views, was arrested last week for the fourth time in ten years. Ever since the 1965 publication of his scathingly critical travelogue, Moscow Summer, he has become used to playing a Kafkaesque role in his country's foreign policy. Whenever President Tito feels the need to placate the Kremlin publicly, he usually orders the arrest of Russia's least favorite Yugoslav.

Mihajlov's arrest was the most recent episode in a bizarre series of events that began last June when a car crashed...

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