FOREIGN RELATIONS: Statesman's Report

This week the North Atlantic alliance, on which rests much of the free world's hope for survival,marks an important anniversary. Just a year ago, NATO's militarycenter, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, began operations at Paris under the leadership of General Eisenhower. In its first, critical twelvemonth, what has SHAPE achieved? Supreme Commander Eisenhower answered in a notable anniversary report that is at once a clear accounting of SHAPE'S work, an impressive measure of Eisenhower's stature as a statesman and, possibly, Ike's valedictory before leaving SHAPE.

With sure, broad strokes, Eisenhower painted a worldwide canvas of struggle between...

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