El Salvador: Armor for All

And a memorial truce

When a dozen gunmen sprayed automatic weapons fire into the U.S. embassy in San Salvador last week and launched a rocket-propelled grenade that hit the third-floor conference room, staffers ran for safety with practiced speed. No wonder. It was the fourth attack on the building in the past month. Once again, no one was injured; once again, the raiders got away, despite return fire from the Salvadoran security guard and a lone U.S. Marine on the roof. The conference room, newly repaired after a previous RPG attack, had its...

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