Europeans Fear a New Cold War

Gro Harlem Brundtland, 43, chairman of the Norwegian Labor Party and Prime Minister from February to October 1981:

Transatlantic relations have been the subject of discussion and controversy since the end of World War II. But Europe, America and the rest of the world are changing. New generations are assuming the leadership of nations. Their perspectives and frames of reference are different from those that were shaped under the impact of the wartime struggle.

We are witnessing a globalization of many international issues. Events outside Europe and the U.S. have an impact on the Western world and affect our vital interests. It is...

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