Foreign News: Nuclear NATO

The statesmen of the Atlantic alliance, assembled in Paris last week, decided that the defense of Europe must henceforth be based on nuclear weapons. It is no longer enough, they warned, for Europe to rely on the deterrent nuclear power of the U.S. Strategic Air Command. Now that atomic weapons are entering the tactical field (atomic cannon, atomic guided missiles, Belgians, Danes, Turks —all the armies and peoples of Western Europe—must reshape their defenses and readjust their prejudices to the dictates of nuclear warfare.

With 7,000,000 men under arms (compared with 5,900,000 in Russia...

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