Playing for High Stakes

In a TIME interview, Haig outlines the goals of U.S. policy

Shortly after concluding 4½ hours of arduous negotiations with Britain's new Foreign Secretary Francis Pym last week, Secretary of State Alexander Haig spent 70 minutes talking with TIME's State Department correspondents Gregory H. Wierzynski and Johanna McGeary. Excerpts from the interview:

Q. What is at stake for the U.S. in the Falkland Islands crisis?

A. There are basic issues of international law and their relationship with the fundamental objective of this Administration's foreign policy, and that is to insist that historic change occur through...

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