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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol.5, No. 8, August 1956 - File 005. 1956-08. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 4, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/1469/show/1404.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol.5, No. 8, August 1956
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date August 1956
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 5 1956; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript WkWsWmsmswsmsmtm wii,i: WORLD PHOTOS J still open to other nations in the 3 ,ltK' communrty who desire to join "e alliance and meet the requirements. . In the preamble to the North At- '"'"e Treaty, the avowed objectives re; "to safeguard the freedom, common heritage, and civilization of their Woples, founded on the principles of emoerae\, individual liberty, and the '"' of law"; "to promote stability and *e« being in the North Atlantic area"; 'l('fi unite their efforts for collect] ense and for the preservation of ™jje and security." ."ie parent organization is NATO, |V|,|i the North Atlantic Council act- nR as the top body - the political .''thority — charged with the respon- "My of considering all matters eon- erning the implementation of the Pro Hich "visions of the Treaty. The Council Formerly met only periodica] r "'" tlie several national ministers ol ind finance is now in "permanent ses- 10 ,/eiKn affairs, defense fended ,''.'"" at NATO headquarters in Paris, tn "permanent representatives," ch with the rank of ambassador, in "^ndance. L~^veral times a year these sessions r-' ""ie ministerial meetings of the '"""eil. In reason of the attendance Acts Foium News, August, 1956 Upper picture: Fourteen NATO nations meet in the Palais de Chaillot in Paris for a session of the North Atlantic Ministerial Council. NATO now includes a fifteenth nation, the newly created Federal Republic of West Germany. Inset 'I. to r. i: Foreign Ministers Gaetano Martino of Italy, Lester B. Pearson of Canada, and Halvard M. Lange of Norway, sometimes referred to OS the "three wise men," have been appointed to explore ways and means of expanding the interests and activities of NATO. nl (he ministers mentioned. The most recent of these was held in Paris last May 1-5. It was following this last Paris eonference that Secretary Dulles announced that a three-man committee had been appointed to study and work out a plan for expanding NATO. The Council is served by an international stall, headed bv a secretary- general, Lord Ismay of Britain, and certain committees. The military command under NATO is SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers. Europe), commanded by American General Alfred M. Gruenther. Scheduled to replace General Gruenther, who retires at the year's end, is another American general, Lauris Norstad, Since the end of World War II there seems to be little doubt in the minds of most Europeans that Ameri can aid, cooperation, and support are needed for adequate defense of Europe. But among Americans the need for Europe's cooperation and support is not so generally accepted. Some people deplore any ties which would automatically involve us in an armed dispute between a single European nation and an aggressor, and point out that our participation could possibly turn a minor disagreement between two nations into a world conflict. They maintain that building up our own defenses is far more important and that anything we contribute to collective security thereby actually weakens our own defense. On the other hand, supporters of NATO say that the very fact an aggressor would have to fight the NATO countries all at the same time, is the strongest deterrent against such skirmishes. Even minor skirmishes could result in the seizure of strategic bases, vantage points, or natural resources In Soviet powers for future major blows. The record shows that not one armed conflict has developed in any of the NATO countries since the signing ol the North Atlantic Treaty. In examining the strategic value of •the combination of NATO resources primarily from the standpoint of Page 3
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