EUROPE: By Disunity Possessed

One area of the world that has so far resisted the global wizardry of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is Western Europe. Last April, Kissinger announced that 1973 was to be "the Year of Europe" and called for the U.S. and the European Common Market to establish a new and restructured Atlantic alliance. Internal bickering among the European Nine was largely responsible for the failure to bring Europe and the U.S. closer. Now the scramble for bilateral oil deals caused by the energy crisis threatens to destroy the modicum of unity that the Europeans have struggled to achieve since World...

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