The Associated Press
Sep. 14, 1985
Undated (AP) _ ''We have made serious proposals, we are patient, and we are ready for serious give and take. With a comparable Soviet attitude, much can be accomplished, and soon.'' - President Reagan, as arms control talks resume next week in Geneva, Switzerland.
''The policy implications of the test are very negative for the future relationship with the Soviets and will destroy the future of arms control.'' - Rep. George Brown, D-Calif., criticizing a U.S. test in which a rocket destroyed an orbiting satellite.
''The United States is developing its ASAT capability to redress this serious imbalance, to deter Soviet threats to U.S. and allied space systems, and to deny any adversary advantages rising from the offensive use of space- based systems.'' - Pentagon spokesman Fred Hoffman, referring to a test in which a rocket destroyed an orbiting satellite.