Nation: Battling over the Brigade

Gruff talk by the U.S. over Soviet troops in Cuba

What to do about the Soviet troops in Cuba? Laying the groundwork for an answer to that question has been the task before Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and Soviet Ambassador Anatoli Dobrynin in two weeks of meetings at the State Department. Last week they huddled twice. There was no movement on the issue, at least none that was made public. It seemed likely that any significant shifts in both countries' positions would have to await Vance's meeting this week with Soviet Foreign Minister...

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