World: An Interview with Helmut Schmidt

"Wars may become possible for the single reason of competition for oil"

"Germany is one of the medium powers of the world. It is a non-nuclear power. It is in a lower class than the United States, the Soviet Union, France, the United King dom and others. "

Always sensitive to historic European misgivings about the Germans, Helmut Schmidt is careful to play down Bonn's emerging political strength. But last week, as he ranged across a series of other global and strategic questions in an exclusive interview with TIME Bonn Bureau Chief William Mader,...

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