NATO: Off Collision Course

It began as a tale of two deadlines. By far the more important was set by Charles de Gaulle, who had stipulated that the Six must achieve a joint grain price by Dec. 15—or else France might pull out of the Common Market. At Brussels last week, his deadline was met to the day, and while this was a victory for De Gaulle, it was also a major victory for Europe (see following story). The other deadline had been set against De Gaulle's opposition by the U.S., which had insisted that by year's...