“The Primacy of Diplomacy”: Why the liberals react to Moscow’s shooting down of the KAL plane by encouraging negotiation to foster “understanding.” “The Primacy of Eclecticism”: Reagan describes the massacre as an act of barbarians . . . then calls for the continuation of normal diplomatic relations with Russia. “The Primacy of Ideology”: The appropriate policy toward the Soviet Union: break all cultural, scientific, economic and diplomatic ties. The need to stop granting moral respectability to an immoral state. “Grenada: Right Practice, Wrong Theory”: Reagan’s single foreign policy success—for which he was incapable of providing the correct justification. This issue also contains short notes.