Report On Yugoslavia: A Search for Laughter

Even an atomic world would be easy and safe if all political choices were between freedom and slavery, progress and reaction, good and evil. The world is not safe or easy, because many of the choices are between slavery and more slavery, reaction and worse reaction, evil and more evil.

The U.S., far from perfection itself, has many political allies who are incompetent, reactionary, corrupt. But the U.S. has one transcendent political and moral responsibility: to prevent war by stopping the extension of Soviet power short of the point where it could make a victorious war. To discharge that duty,...

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