Foreign News: Masterly Performance

Russia's Free Germany Committee came home to roost last week. The newborn German Communist Party met in Berlin and issued a manifesto setting forth the Party's program for the next step in Russian-occupied Germany. The program, whose moderation was startling chiefly to people who try to understand Communist behavior without understanding Communism, called for a popular front, parliamentary government and the unhampered development of private enterprise. The manifesto specifically:

¶Rejected the Soviet system for Germany, "because such a course does not correspond with the conditions of the development of Germany at the...

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