Foreign News: Diminuendo-II

Adolf Hitler issued his fifth New Year's proclamation of the war last week. His recognition of defeat was implicit; implicit also was a plea to Britain to save the Germans from Russia, leave them in a position of European power. With his usual mixture of truth and propaganda, he argued that: 1) Britain's balance-of-power-position in Europe has been lost (which many Britons have also said); 2) European stability requires "the existence of a dominating Continental power" (which nearly all Britons believe to be true—provided that the power is not too dominant, and that...

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