In the new, becalmed post-Geneva atmosphere, NATO's generals were finding it harder than ever to keep their forces intact and their commitments up. Items:
¶ West Germany let it be known that it will need five years, instead of three, to recruit and train the 500,000 young Germans it has promised for NATO defense.
¶ Britain's Tory government was under mounting pressure from both press and Parliament to reduce the draft period from two years (as in the U.S.) to 18 months (as in France).
¶ France pulled still more troops out of the line in Europe for colonial...