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World equilibrium and European security THE WEIGHT OF ARMS International economic security, the major theme of this year's report, cannot be divorced from strategic security. It has therefore become necessary to put economic challenges in the perspective of the overall vulnerability of each nation. To an extent all too easily overlooked by conventional economic analysis, differences in national economic responses are related to the patterns of vulnerabilities of these nations and to the framework in which their policies must be formulated.

The nuclear debate in Europe raises much more fundamental questions. S. S. S. come home' have died out and cooperation among NATO governments has improved considerably, particularly since the London summit of May 1977". -Turkish relations, it could be said indeed that "the 1970s were most remarkably free of strategic and organizational disputes concerning NATO itself," even if "the illusion of an apparently permanent common military structure did not prevent psychological estrangement, conflicting economic interests, and competing diplomatic priorities from attacking NATO's political foundations.

S. come home' have died out and cooperation among NATO governments has improved considerably, particularly since the London summit of May 1977". -Turkish relations, it could be said indeed that "the 1970s were most remarkably free of strategic and organizational disputes concerning NATO itself," even if "the illusion of an apparently permanent common military structure did not prevent psychological estrangement, conflicting economic interests, and competing diplomatic priorities from attacking NATO's political foundations.

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