Foreign News: Europamudigkeit

Paris had no answer for West Germany's question. Instead, French politicians last week seemed determined to let EDC die the death of a thousand delays:

¶ Marshal Alphonse-Pierre Juin, France's top soldier and the man most likely to command the European Army, if ever it is formed, seriously damaged its prospects by denouncing the EDC treaty as "insufficient . . . not clear enough," a "misdeal" at France's expense.

¶ Premier Joseph Laniel, obsessed by a grande passion to stay in office, refused again to set a date for the Assembly's debate on the treaty, and thereby served notice that...

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