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WILSON is associate professor of history and coordinator of Romanian studies at Kent State University. Prior to coming to Kent State University, he taught at Oklahoma State University. His fields are ancient Greece and Byzantium. As a result of research activity in Romania, he recently has ventured into certain contemporary aspects of that country. Page xxi ABBREVIATIONS ABC atomic, biological, and chemical weapons ACE Allied Command Europe AEF American Expeditionary Force AHG NATO Ad Hoc Group ANF Atlantic Nuclear Force ATGMs antitank-guided missiles BAOR British Army of the Rhine CBMs Confidence-Building Measures CDE Conference on Disarmament in Europe CENTO Central Treaty Organization CIA Central Intelligence Agency CNAD Conference of National Armaments Directors CSCE Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe DPC NATO Defense Production Committee EDC European Defense Community EEC European Economic Community ENDC Eighteen Nation Disarmament Committee EPC European Political Cooperation ERP European Recovery Program GLCM ground-launched cruise missiles LRTNF long-range theater nuclear force LTDP NATO Long-Term Defense Program MAP Military Assistance Program MAS NATO Military Agency for Standardization MBFR Mutual Balanced Force Reductions MLF multilateral force NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NBMR NATO Basic Military Requirement procedure NDAC Nuclear Defense Affairs Committee NPG Nuclear Planning Group OEEC Organization for European Economic Cooperation OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries PGMs precision-guided missiles POLADS NATO Committee of Political Advisers SACEUR Supreme Allied Commander Europe SALT Strategic Arms Limitations Talks SANACC State-Army-Navy-Air Force Coordinating Committee SEATO Southeast Asia Treaty Organization SHAPE Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (table continued on next page) Page xxii (table continued from previous page) SLCM sea-launched cruise missiles SPC NATO Senior Political Committee STANAV Standing Naval Forces North Atlantic TNF Theater Nuclear Force UN United Nations WEU Western European Union WU Western Union WUCOS Western Union Chiefs of Staff Page 1 NATO IN HISTORY Page 3 NATO: The Second Generation* Lawrence S.
52. 16New York Times, 15 August 1971. Page 10 Connally's animus was the preferential trade agreements, especially over agricultural products that discriminated against American interests. The Connally initiative was short-lived. 17 The surcharge was lifted, American troop level was not lowered, and no major changes took place in Europe's own military contributions to NATO. However, the psychological damage could not be undone. Four years of the Nixon Doctrine had left Europeans as suspicious of American policy in 1973 as they had been in 1969.
He taught at both Yale University and Miami University (Ohio) before joining the faculty of the War College in 1974. He is the author of The Conduct of American Foreign Relations: The Other Side of Diplomacy (1977) and has coauthored, edited, and coedited other volumes on American foreign affairs. His latest work is a book-length study of the American military in the 1980s. COLIN GORDON graduated from University College, Oxford, in 1953 and after six years working with Procter and Gamble (UK) left industry and joined the University of Salford.