Nation: SALT:A 5% Solution?

Kissinger's testimony helps concentrate an emerging consensus

"In his essay 'Perpetual Peace,' the philosopher Immanuel Kant wrote that world peace would come about in one of two ways: after a cycle of wars of ever increasing violence, or by an act of moral insight in which the nations of the world renounced the bitter competition bound to lead to self-destruction. Our age faces precisely that choice. . ."

So said Henry Kissinger as he began his presentation last week before the Senate committees analyzing the SALT II accord. By the time the former Secretary of State had completed 7 ½ hours of...

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