WEST GERMANY: Back to Rapallo?

Since coming to power in 1949, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer has kept his people's eyes turned firmly westward. He sold them on the theory that Germany's future depends on the building of a strong Western Europe. "Europe is coming," Der Alte promised week after week. Last week, as it became increasingly plain that Europe is not coming, Adenauer faced outspoken rumbles among his own supporters.

The first murmurs began after the failure of the Berlin Conference to agree to a united Germany. Dr. Thomas Dehler, chairman of the Free Democrats, No. 2 party in the Adenauer coalition, asked pointedly: "Is it...

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