COVER: Arafat finally speaks the words, and Washington responds
After the P. L. O. leader accepts Israel and rejects terrorism, the U. S. makes a first momentous contact. But will the dialogue raise expectations that cannot be fulfilled? -- How Shultz and Arafat inched toward each other under pressure from European allies, moderate Arabs, the Soviet Union -- and George Bush.
WORLD: Gorbachev feels the political aftershocks
In Armenia the search for victims goes on as foreign aid pours into the Soviet Union. -- TIME Moscow bureau chief John Kohan, after a harrowing flight aboard the first U. S....