THE USSR's CHALLENGE: Rockefeller Report Calls for Better Military Setup, Sustained Will

Rockefeller Report Calls for Meeting It With Better Military Setup, Sustained Will


INTO the post-Sputnik atmosphere of foggy fear and cautious reassurance came this week a careful, levelheaded assessment of the dangers that face the U.S. and some hardheaded suggestions as to what ought to be done about them. This was the Rockefeller Report, drawn by a panel of 19 citizens * after 14 months of hearing expert testimony, weighing evidence and hammering out conclusions. The report's basic message: the U.S.. with perhaps a two-year clear superiority in striking power, is rapidly losing its lead over the U.S.S.R. in the military race. "Unless...

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