THE ALLIES: The New Flirtation

Chancellor Konrad Adenauer has long regarded Prime Minister Harold Macmillan as a man who may not have West Germany's true interests at heart. But last week Host Adenauer greeted a visiting Macmillan with a smiling "My dear friend," soon was toasting the Queen over venison, sherbet and fine wines.

Macmillan's recent tough note to Khrushchev did much to allay Adenauer's pre-summit fears that British eagerness to negotiate with the Soviets had made Britain "soft" on Berlin and West Germany. Adenauer was also mindful of the growing split in Europe between the Common Market...

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