MIDDLE EAST: Caution Signs on the Road to Geneva

As Jimmy Carter propped for his trip to the London summit this week, he made sure he was primed not only on economics but also on the questions his European colleagues would be raising about the U.S. position on Arab-Israeli peace negotiations. Once the London talks were finished, Carter planned to do some direct Middle East business on the way home. In Geneva, he was due to meet Syrian President Hafez Assad, fresh from five days of talks in Moscow with Soviet Party Boss Leonid Brezhnev, another fellow who is anxious to play...

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