Diplomacy Holding Hands in Europe

Shultz reassures the allies that U.S. foreign policy is alive and well

What on earth was half of the Reagan Administration, or what seemed like it, doing in Europe last week while Washington burned? There was Secretary of State George Shultz, arriving in London on the first leg of a five-day fence- mending trip. While in the British capital, he crossed paths with Attorney General Edwin Meese, who had come to urge a meeting of European Community interior ministers to stand tough against terrorism. Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger had just been in Belgium shoring up U.S. arms-control positions with his NATO counterparts. And at week's end Shultz led a platoon of top officials,...

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