Haig's Commanding Start

He takes charge firmly and talks tough

Meeting at the Secretary State Department last week. Secretary Alexander Haig and defense secretary Caspar weinberger agreed to get together regulary to discuss foreign affairs. Conspicuously not invited to the planned sessions: Richard Allen, the President's National Security Adviser. Indeed, Allen has been maintaining such a low profile — as he promised before taking the job — and has been so slow in filling top-level posts in his of fice that other agencies concerned with overseas affairs are apprehensive. Says an adviser: "They are afraid that...

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