In rapid-fire order, De Gaulle toured Soviet Russia, demanded U.S. leave Vietnam, ordered French scientists to begin atomic bomb test series in Pacific. Paradoxically, De Gaulle's failure in Moscow poses new threat to U.S. in Europe! Here's why. SUDDENLY events have speeded up in Europe. De Gaulle, defying NATO, journeyed to Moscow and entered into private discussion with Russian leaders. To dramatize his nation's illusive greatness, De Gaulle scheduled French atomic testing in Pacific to coincide with the Moscow trip. French officials then accused the U.S. of spying on the atomic explosions. Russian officials were unimpressed with French power. West Europeans were impressed-not with French power - but with their weakness!
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