NATO: The Incident Is Closed

In undramatic officialese, General Alfred Gruenther's NATO headquarters last week published a statement that had concealed drama in it: "The North Atlantic Treaty Council-passed a resolution condemning the public utterances of Marshal Juin on the European Defense Community, which were contrary to the views often expressed by the NATO council. This resolution was conveyed to Marshal Juin and later published. Having received [it], the Marshal has remained at his post. This means he will hereafter do nothing which is contrary to NATO policy or wishes. The NATO Council therefore considers the incident is closed."

Marshal Alphonse Juin, 66, France's No....

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