D+18 0000-0400 Zulu 27 July, 1987 Part I

Political The Pentagon, Washington DC  27 July,1987 0000 Zulu  (2000 local time, 26 July, 1987) It was still the previous evening on the east coast of the United States. In the nation’s capital, an amended sense of normalcy had returned. Nearly three weeks of global conflict had passed by. The prospect of the war turning …