COVER: The Stark disaster stirs 16
fears about the U. S. role in a far- off war
As Americans struggle to understand how a senseless military mishap in the Persian Gulf cost the lives of 37 sailors, Congress is concerned that the U. S. will be drawn into the Iran- Iraq war. -- Analysts ponder why the Stark, with its array of electronic gadgetry, was unable to defend itself. -- Could the planned 600- ship Navy become a fleet of sitting ducks? See NATION.
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