Central America: The Rising Tides of War

In three countries, a wave of soldiering and questioning

The struggle over the troubled future of Central America grew fiercer last week. In El Salvador, Marxist guerrillas scored a psychological triumph with a surprise raid on the country's economic heartland; for the first time a U.S. military adviser was wounded. In Honduras, a major display of U.S. military logistics was intended to send an intimidating message to neighboring Nicaragua's Sandinista government. At the same time, the covert border war against the Sandinistas heated up, even though the Marxist leadership seemed more entrenched than...

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