Scientific Cooperation and Atlantic Security

Archive Report

Calls for Free World Scientific Alliance

Atlantic Council Meeting and Soviet Challenge

Proposals to join the countries of the Atlantic community, and possibly the whole free world, in a grand alliance to advance scientific research and development are assured of close consideration at the North Atlantic Council sessions opening in Paris on Dec. 16. Launching of the Soviet sputniks awakened this nation and its allies to the perilous risks of allowing the Communists to outdistance the West in the vital fields of rocketry and missile development. When President Eisenhower, or Vice President Nixon in his place, meets with the heads of government of the 14 other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, one of the main purposes will be to find means of effectively pooling ...

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