To the Editors:
Given Mr. Carter's past foreign policy performance, the Soviets might just wish to accept his challenge in the Persian Gulf region [Feb. 4]. In that event, his options are essentially limited to the early use of tactical nuclear weapons or a humiliating strategic retreat.
Alexander Rudhart Wayne, Pa.
Viet Nam did not threaten our freedom: a takeover of the Persian Gulf region by the Soviets will. Did our involvement in Viet Nam so distort our thinking that we can no longer differentiate between a folly and a serious threat to the future of...