Two Cheers for Salt II  

The two-way Soviet-American negotiations on SALT II have ended and the three-way negotiations that will determine the outcome of the treaty are under way. The 100 members of the U.S. Senate have become the third side in the bargaining. Whether …



SALT Treaty–What’s at Stake  

Public-opinion polls indicate that Americans overwhelmingly distrust the Soviet Union—and favor nuclear-arms agreements with the U.S.S.R. This split vision happens to reflect a healthy dose of reality. On the one hand, Soviet leaders have done little to reassure the West in recent years. Soviet adventurism in …



U.S. Arms Budget and Israeli Needs  

You don’t have to be Jewish to love Levy’s Rye, but can you be both a dove and an American supporter of Israel? Obviously, there’s no built-in contradiction. Yet some of us who stood together in opposing the American intervention …



Scoop & Henry— the Arms Debate  

. . . One of the questions which we have to ask ourselves as a country is what, in the name of God, is strategic superiority? What is the significance of it, politically, militarily, operationally, at these levels of numbers? What …





The Revolt Against Militarism  

Two pillars of the military establishment in the House, Mendel Rivers and George Mahon, clashed heatedly on the chamber floor on May 20. Rivers is Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Mahon Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Traditionally, the …