DISARMAMENT: Trying to Lower The Ceiling

From the moment Henry Kissinger arrived at the Kremlin last week, it was obvious that his visit would not exactly be a love feast. In his latest negotiations with Soviet Party Chief Leonid Brezhnev, the Secretary of State was seeking a breakthrough that would end the Soviet involvement in Angola and get the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks moving again. At their first meeting, a jovial and healthy-looking Brezhnev declared: "The main subject is the achievement of a new SALT agreement." When an American reporter asked if Angola would also be discussed, Brezhnev...