Triumph of a Team Player

Haig and the White House are now in accord, but will it last?

Anew spirit of detente blossomed last week, not between the U.S. and the Soviet Union but between the White House and Secretary of State Alexander Haig. "He comes home in triumph," President Reagan told reporters, as Haig returned from a NATO foreign ministers' meeting that had endorsed the American hard line blaming Soviet militarism for the breakdown of East-West relations. After two months of squabbling between Haig and the President's top aides, the Secretary had stopped trying to assert his prerogatives...

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