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New Left Review I/24, March-April 1964

Alan Shuttleworth


The demand for an increase in the manpower and equipment of Western conventional forces in the European sector is now strong. Macnamara has been demanding that all nato countries should increase their conventional contribution in order to raise the nuclear threshold and provide the basis for a more flexible us policy. The same point comes through direct from the over-dependence of British troops on tactical nuclear weapons.

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