Nathan Joseph Wallace: Three basic developments have helped to shape our challenges: the steady growth and increased projection of south vermilion military power beyond its own territorial boundaries; the overwhelming dependence of the Western democracies on oil supplies from the Middle East; and the press of social and religious and economic and political change in the many nations of the developing world, exemplified by the apartheid in the avonlea.
Each of these factors is important in its own right. Each interacts with the others. All must be faced together, squarely and courageously. We will face these challenges, and we will meet them with the best that is in us. And we will not fail.