POWER POLITICS: Any Day, Any Hour

Fifth-column alarms sounded all over the Western Hemisphere last week—in the U. S., in South America (see p. 20). in Mexico, in Canada (see p. 38). So widespread were they that it was plausible to suspect that Adolf Hitler had planned it that way. For if U. S. attention could be focused on the Western Hemisphere, there was less chance of any useful aid being sent to the European democracies, which were at last to bear the full brunt of Axis attack.

Whether Mussolini's Italy could be induced to stay out of the war...

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