National Affairs: The Care & Feeding Of Revolutions

Joseph Stalin is far and away the most mysterious man in the world. What he believes and what he is planning to do are immensely urgent questions for everybody in every country. Especially for Americans. Last week the cloud of mystery around Stalin was penetrated. Foreign Affairs published in its January issue a 40-page article by "Historicus," entitled Stalin on Revolution. The article* contained few facts that were new. Yet it was big news. For it pulled together the whole kit & caboodle of Stalin's essential beliefs, the beliefs on which he bases his decisions. It was the first time that...

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