POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: The War Without a Name

In his memorable The Struggle for the World, which shocked people who still believe that good will and good wishes are enough to create One World (TIME, March 24, 1947), James Burnham told Americans that they must defeat Communism or be defeated by it; there were no other alternatives. In a new book, The Coming Defeat of Communism (John Day; $3.50), Philosopher Burnham of New York University tells Americans what he thinks they must do to bring about Communism's defeat.

Since The Struggle for the World, the West has reluctantly climbed from...

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