September 21, 1991 |
Arguing that the war in Afghanistan will not be over until all Soviet soldiers have returned home, deputies in the Russian Parliament called Friday for negotiations with Afghan rebels based in Pakistan to free prisoners of war. Concern for the 308 Soviet soldiers still listed as missing in action from the Afghan war has grown in recent days because of the Kremlin's decision to halt weapons shipments to the embattled Marxist government that the Soviets helped to install.
February 11, 1990 |
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, one of Washington's acknowledged political wizards, was a man in his own element on Saturday: working the halls of Congress, charming and cajoling a roomful of lawmakers toward seeing the virtues of the Bush Administration's foreign policy.