On the table, as the Geneva talks opened, lay two sets of plans for Germany and Europe-one Soviet, the other Western.
THE WESTERN PLAN
THE ALLIES have agreed on a slightly refurbished version of the Eden Plan which the Russians turned down last year at Berlin (TIME, Feb. 8, 1954). Provisions:
¶ Free, all-German elections to choose a constituent assembly.
¶ An all-German constitution, drafted by the assembly.
¶ Formation of a constitutional government, superseding the West German Republic and the Soviet satellite regime.
The Allies insist that a reunited Germany must be free to make...