COVER: Frustration with the war on drugs kicks off a bitter debate about legalization
Advocates say it would cut down on street crime, a greater menace than the drugs themselves. But opponents charge that legalization would cause a vast increase in addiction, and they appear to have the better case. -- Congress wants the military to intercept drugs, despite the Pentagon' s objections. -- Meanwhile, the feds seize flotillas of yachts for specks of narcotics. See NATION.
WORLD: As his army leaves Afghanistan, Gorbachev is set to welcome Reagan
The Soviet leader is ending his nation' s unpopular foreign...