Foreign News: Plan with Furry Ears

Ever since the Foreign Ministers sat down together in Berlin on Jan. 25, the West had been looking for a major Russian effort—some elaborate plan offered as an alternative to the West's European Army. Said one diplomat: "We knew it would have long furry ears and sharp white teeth, but we didn't know exactly what shape it would take." Last week Molotov brought forth his plan. He called it "General European Treaty for Collective Security in Europe"—a GETO to replace NATO.

Facing the U.S. delegation across the rectangle of tables, the Russians looked smugly pleased with themselves as Molotov developed his plan...

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