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Geopolitics

September 19, 1987

The French use a U.S. Hawk missile to shoot down a Soviet-made Libyan bomber over Chad while the Iraquis fire a French-made Exocet missile to kill 37 American sailors aboard the U.S. frigate Stark in the Persian Gulf.

The amoral convolutions and venality of geopolitics has recently been all too evident; and all too depressing.

DAVID KOLPACOFF

El Cajon

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