Foreign News: What Is War For?

What Is the War For?

A main modern belief has been that World War II was to be the final showdown between the forces of evil and those of good will, and that victory for the side of the believer would necessarily be victory for the forces of good.

On this too simple concept, one man wrote an obituary last week. The man who carved the epitaph was a Leftist, who translated his hopes into the terms of international socialism. His right to bury the hope was as good as any Leftist's: Arthur Koestler, of...

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