THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, June 21, 1972
Page Eight THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wednesday, June 21, 1972
Kelley to run
LANSING VP) - Democratic
Atty. Gen. Frank Kelley, who
has been talking like -a canci-
date for months, formally an-
nounced yesterday he will run
for the U.S. Senate seat of Re-
publican Robert Griffin.
Observers see the contest as
a close at this point. Democrats
outnumber R e p u b 1 i e a n
in Michigan, but Griffin is the
incumbent and his firm anti-
busing stand appeals to many
traditionally D e m o c r. a t i c
Kelley is challenging the De-
troit school desegregation rul-
ings of U.S. District Judge
Stephen Roth, but disagrees
with Griffin's proposal for a
U.S. constitutional amendment
against busing for racial inte-
V. U taCih
as Army chief of staff
WASHINGTON (R)- President Nixon announced yester-
day that he will nominate Gen. Creighton Abrams, now the
commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam, to be Army chief
'He will replace Gen. William Westmoreland, who Is
retiring on July 3 with the rank of four-star general,
Meanwhile, Nixon also announced that he is reappoint-
ing Adm. Thomas Moorer, for another two-year term as
chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
No successor for Abrams in Saigon was announced, al-
though the new command-
er in Vietnam is expected to
be Gen. Frederick Weyand, Ireland head
who has been Abrams' dep-
uty for nearly two years.
Abrams may face some tough asks revised
questioning when he is up be-
fore the Senate Armed Services
Com mittee in confirmation eonstitution
hearings, because some senators
have 'said they want to ask what NEW YORK () - Ireland's
was his role, if any, in author- chief executive says he is will-
ized bombings in North Viet- ing to have his country's 1937
nam. constitution replaced by a new
Air Force Gen. John Lavelle one if that would lead to the
was relieved as 7th Air Force emergence of a "new Ireland"
commander, and then retired, united in.independence.
after Pentagon leaders learned This proposal is put forward
thsat some U.S. bombers had by Prime Minister Jack Lynch
struck targets which had not in ForeigniAffairs, tle quar-
been approved. terly of the. Council on Foreign
Lavelle technically was sub- Relations. Since it gets at some
ordinate to Abrams, although roots of suspidion between
Associated Press officials said that Abrams dele- Northern Ireland's dominant
gated the air war authority to Protestants and minority Rom-
. his Air Force commander. an Catholics, it could open a
Presid l The announcement of the door to fruitful negotiations on
luring Army chief of staff change the future of the violence-torn
terday. comes only 12 days before the north.
expiration of Westmoreland's "I consider that the only so-
term. Rarely has a president lution is an Ireland united by
waited this long to name a new agreement in independence, an
5 service chief. Normally there is Ireland in a friendly relation-
at least a couple of months lead ship with Britain," Lynch
time to permit an orderly writes.
changeover. The head of the Dublin gov-
This time, officials have said, ernment says Britain should
Nixon waited as long as possi- correct the mistakes that pro-
FE E ble because of the uncertain duced today's situation and
battlefield situation in-Vietnam. commit itself to reconciliation so
UR Presidential press secretary negotiations on unity can take
Ronald Ziegler said Westmore- place. He says a united Ireland
land will step down as Army should not be one with the
u ne 14 chief of staff on July 3 and the south taking over and assimil-
vice chief of staff, Gen. Bruce ating the north, however.
Palmer, will be acting chief un- "There should be negotiation,"
ERENCE til Abrams returns and gets he writes, "but it should be
CKHAM Senate confirmation. about a new Ireland."
Ziegler said that all the men Lynch deals delicately with
involved in the military changes one issue that bothers the
ll have carried out their responsi- Northern Protestants, their
bilities and commands "with feeling that the Dublin regime
- great distinction." in the, south and its laws tend
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to be dominated by the wishes
of the Roman Catholic Church.
He said, in fact, it had been
ironic that the south came to
independence with the repu-
tation of a "Catholic" republic,
because the republican tradition
"had been explicitly nonsectar-
ian in its origin. And many of
its most prominent leaders for
over a century had been Pro-
Relations between Britain
and Ireland are friendly "once
they are freed of constraint,"
Lynch holds. He sees the real
dividing line between Northern
Ireland -and the republic as
an economic one, in that the
north's link with Britain pro-
vides substantial direct and in-
Growing integration of the
economic policies of all Euro-
pean Common Market members
could be helpful in bringing
about an eventual change in
that situation, Lynch feels.
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