RUSSIA: Temperature Control

Despite Nikita Khrushchev's insistence that Communists no longer believe in real war, he has no scruples against a war of nerves. Last week East Germany was hard at work trying to throw a scare into West Germany by a series of calculated maneuvers and conspicuous leaks.

Two defectors from East Germany turned up in Berlin with reports on the new doctrine of the East German army. Captain Guenther Malikowski, 32, a one time political officer with the First Motorized Rifle Division in Potsdam, said the theme of troop indoctrination is now a "justified war of liberation" against West Germany. East German...

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