The Necessity Of Helsinki
Harold S. Russell, in OfHelsinki American Journal of International Law
(Apr. 1976), 2223 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.20008.
The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) was inevitable, writes Russell, principal U.S. negotiator for the initial "Dec- laration on Principles" signed in Helsinki August 1, 1975. It was a necessary element in the "process of detente." Failure to conclude an agreement would have raised serious doubts about the viability...