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Haig moves to establish
foreign policy authority .
WASHINGTON (AP)-Secretary of
State Alexander Haig is moving with
considerable speed to establish his
authority over anything dealing with
the nation's foreign policy, short of the
Just two weeks after taking office,
Haig already has made his influence
felt in the following ways:
" He fought off attempts by Budget
Director David Stockman to initiate
deep cuts in foreign aid.
" He persuaded President Reagan to
wait a while longer before deciding
whether to lift the grain embargo
against the Soviets.
" He has reassured the nation's allies
that recent remarks favoring the
-neutron warhead by Defense Secretary
Caspar Weinberger did not mean there
has been a change in the policy
espoused by the Carter administration
of opposing the warhead.
IN ALL CASES, Haig was swimming
against the current of the Reagan ad-
ministration, which came to office
pledging to slash spending the lift the
grain embargo. The Republican party
platform, which Reagan endorsed,
called for deploying the neutron
warhead after consultation with U.S.
Haig said during his confirmation
hearings that he wouldn't be bound by
everything in the party platform
because he didn't have a role in draf-
Since Reagan took office on Jan. 20, a
great deal of attention has been focused
on Stockman's efforts to cut federal
spending. There is unquestionably a
great deal of support for this among
both Republicans and Democrats.
So it must have seemed like a safe bet
to propose cutting former President
Carter's $8 billion aid proposal for
fiscal 1982 by $2.6 billion.
BUT HAIG WAS quick to signal his
opposition. "I hope that we are going to
be able to get a recognition that both
foreign assistance and foreign security
assistance is sometimes a very cost-
effective vehicle for insuring that the
ideals and interests of this country are
carried out effectively abroad," he
The next day, the OMB plan was
leaked to the press. The nation's allies
protested, and Haig took these protests
and his own views to a Cabinet meeting
where the cuts were shelved for the
Some cuts are still likely, the State
Department concedes, but nothing like
THE CABINET'S decision to delay a
decision on lifting the grain embargo
also reflected Haig's influence. During
the campaign, Reagan had said the
embargo was ineffective and unfair to
farmers and that he would lift it, if elec-
Haig's view is that the embargo has
damaged the Soviet economy. State
Department officials have argued in in-,
terviews that the embargo contributed
to a 3 percent decline in Soviet meat
production last year.
The feeling at the State Department
now is that the embargo will be left in
place for some time.
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BONN, West Germany (AP) - Soviet
bloc news media have stepped up their
attacks on Poland's independent union
in what appears to be a sign of growing
impatience with the Warsaw gover-
nment's inability to end the labor crisis.
Some Western diplomats feel the new
attacks, which have appeared most
prominently in the Soviet and East
German press, will increase pressure
on Polish Communist Party leader
Stanislaw Kania to rein in the union
Solidarity, which claims to have 10
The labor unrest that has gripped
Poland since last summer and
relations with the independent union
are expected to be among the topics
when the party's Central Committee
meets Monday in Warsaw.
THE OFFICIAL Soviet news agency
Tass stepped up the barrage yesterday
and "right-wing" leaders of Solidarity
of launching a "frontal attack on the
party and people's power, trying to un-
dermine the country's economy still
further, and to complicate the life of all
citizens in Poland."
Tass's charges followed by one day a
tough commentary in the East German
news agency ADN, which accused the
Solidarity leadership itself of following
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"a counterrevolutionary course"
aimed at subverting the authority of the
Communist Party and state.
Previous East German commen-
taries charged that the dissident Com-
mittee for Social Self-Defense and
others it called counterrevolutionaries
were trying to infiltrate Solidarity.
BUT THE EAST Germans had
refrained from labeling Solidarities
leaders as counter-revolutionaries -
one of the harshest criticisms of Com-
munist ideology. The Kremlin
described its 1956 suppression of the
Hungarians and the 1968 incursion into
Czechoslovakia as moves against coun-
Reports of Soviet and other East bloc
troops massed near Poland's borders
have raised Western fears that Poland
could meet a similar fate.
Czechoslovakia's party daily Rude
Pravo has claimed Solidarity leader
Lech Walesa embarked on a more
radical course after his meeting in the
Vatican last month with Polish-born
Pope John Paul II. Most of Poland's
35.4 million people A are Catholics.
"This idea that the leadership is
counterrevolutionary tends to discredit
Kania and his policy of dealing with
Solidarity," said one Western diplomat
with long experience in Polish affairs.
East Germany's official Communist
daily Neues Deutschland quoted the
Polish army paper Zolnierz Wolnosci as
claiming the United States was using
the labor crisis to undermine Poland's
links with other communist countries.
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VICE PRESIDENT FOR University Relations and Development Michael Radock reflects upon his 20 years at the
University. Yesterday Radock announced his retirement slated for the end of this year.
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ONE PROBLEM Radock noted,
however, is that only about 25 percent
of University alumni donate, com-
pared to 75 percent for the major
Under Radock's direction, the
University received more than $37
million in the 1978-79 academic year
along. He is quick to give the credit for
the University's outstanding perfor-
mance in ,gathering funds to a
dedicated staff, faculty, and alumni, in
addtion to the University's prestige.
He described his own work as that of
a "catalyst or a marriage broker." He
said he tries to match the needs of the
University with the appropriate donor.
His job is to identify the donors and
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One "pheomenon" which makes
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Radock came to the University in
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educational affairs at Ford Motor Co.
He previously taught at Kent State
University, Westminster College and
the University of Wyoming.
The vice president will not leave his
post until a successor is found, and
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professor of communications and
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