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8-Palm Beach Post, Thursday, Nov. 21, 1968 NATO Cohesiveness Stops Short Of Action Czechoslovakia creates a new ficials greatly dissatisfied despite De Gaulle's veto on British entry into the Common Market. strength is desirable. No one here actually believes that the Soviets are now likely to roll across NATO frontiers. But there are circumstances imaginable where The twice-yearly NATO conference was moved up a month to consider the post-Czechoslovakia situation. There was wide agreement consensus here is that the new dangers to the Vest arise primarily, not from troops on the Bavarian frontier, but from Soviet willingness to use force, and the potential instability in eastern Eurooe. It serve as a warning to the Soviets that even an attack on a non-aligned nation would involve the Western Alliance, only if the strength of NATO involvement is likely to be in Brussels which, as headquarters for both NATO and the European Common Market, is perhaps closest to being considered the capital of Europe. BRUSSELS (NANA) - The NATO conference here reveals that the new spirit of urgency and cohesiveness among Western Alliance nations cannot be translated into military action. Everyone here agreed that the Soviet occupation of security threat to western Europe. It is also agreed that the nations involved must draw together to face this danger. But any increase in NATO strength that will come out of this conference will be mar-ginal, and leaves American of- on tne nature of the political the strength of NATO forces As was to be exneeterf Rri. anger even Before the eonfer- W hen Shopping is also generally agreed here iiuuuiniy etiecuve. The new feelin? nf Pnmnn could count heavily. For in ain Was Dromntincr hercolf , ence formally opened. The that an increase in NATO O vpv u n stance. 1MATU strength nnnM Use P-T Classified p . i. uj a committed European power vuiicaiuu la ten particularly open evercy night tiL 930 'tiL chRistrms E y' D Select from five r and ' ine, imn , . 'est. lx-arawer umrh bkshelu!S coma id rj i B 5 DlPrc ' y 7 T, re9 Mao 1 hmasmiies p . Sl2e headboard t, nrrors hest-.$280,$249 nenishtand. ( I 1 n 1 If iv ' ' ' !