News In Brief

US says documents reveal Grenada's Eastern leaning

The Reagan administration, working its way through a 50-foot-high stack of captured documents, has released another batch to back its contention that Grenada had become a Soviet mini-satellite in the Caribbean.

Included in the latest release is a preliminary assessment by the State Department and the Pentagon of documents captured by US forces in the October invasion, in which the government charges: The government of Grenada had signed a total of five secret military agreements with the Soviet Union, Cuba, and North Korea, and there is evidence that there were further agreements with Bulgaria and Czechoslovokia; the Grenada government was planning to build a military force of some 10,000 troops, making it one of the largest in the Caribbean.

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.