DIPLOMACY: Of Arms Control and the Man

Globetrotting at a pace that is impressive even by his familiar peripatetic standards, U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger arrived in Moscow last Wednesday on the first leg of a three-week trip that will take him to more than a dozen countries in Europe, South Asia and the Middle East. One achievement is certain: en route (probably between Bangladesh and Pakistan) Kissinger will break all known records for long-distance diplomacy by logging his 200,000th mile of State Department travel. Other triumphs, however, may be considerably harder won.

Top priority item on the agenda for his 3½ days of talks with...

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