Letters, Nov. 17, 1980

Explosive Clash

To the Editors:

"Will the Gulf Explode?" The answer is no. As hot as the situation may be around the Persian Gulf [Oct. 27], it is not going to explode because there is still a good amount of wisdom in the land of the eagle and the land of the bear.

Dia E. Chatty

Los Angeles

Your cover showed the American bald eagle and the Russian bear, eyes glistening, watching the time bomb over the Persian Gulf. Is this the symbol of our current foreign policy—furnishing arms, along with the Soviets, and waiting to pick the bones of the victims?

Edwin P. Peterson

Ukiah, Calif.


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