Common Market: Tit for Tat

Europe's Common Market is doing so well that it is now worrying outsiders, both friendly and otherwise. Nikita Khrushchev has been huffing and puffing against it, and Commonwealth nations have been warning Britain not to abandon them in her eagerness to join (see THE WORLD). The Latin American nations recently sent a delegation to Brussels to protest against a Common Market ruling that will impose a 16% duty on Latin American coffee but admit coffee from France's former African colonies duty-free.

But the most decisive display of the Common Market's new sense of self-confident power was directed against the U.S. last...

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