Uproar over Arms Control

But, the President insists, the Administration is not in disarray

The timing was, at best, unfortunate. For weeks the Soviet Union had waged a clever campaign to convince America's nervous NATO allies that the U.S. was stubbornly opposed to any real progress in the Geneva talks on limiting intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe. By contrast, Soviet Leader Yuri Andropov grandly revealed that he was willing to make generous-sounding "concessions." There were bitter divisions in the Reagan Administration over how to respond. The confusion was compounded last week when the President fired his arms...

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