Poland: A Conditional Reprieve

Moscow grants more time—and the Premier draws the line

"How many times must we stand on the brink of the precipice? What assurances do we have that one day we shall not fall into the abyss?" Even as he posed that grave question before Warsaw's parliament last week, Premier Wojciech Jaruzelski once again implored his fellow Poles to end the labor turmoil that has crippled the country for eight months and brought it perilously close to a Soviet invasion. This time the four-star general put teeth into his appeal by demanding a legislated,...

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