NATO: New Need, New Balance

As the hour of the NATO summit conference approached, the statesmen and diplomats of the West scurried about like ants. Danish Premier Hans Christian Hansen flew into Bonn. German Foreign Minister Heinrich von Brentano conferred in Rome before flying to Washington, hot on the heels of French Foreign Minister Christian Pineau. In London Prime Minister Harold Macmillan was loading his briefcase for a quick trip to Paris.

Fact is there is far from complete agreement on just what the summit leaders conference should accomplish, or how NATO should be changed. West Germany...

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