ITALY: Is God So Angry?

Palmiro Togliatti, boss of Italian Communism, last week used military words such as "counteroffensive" and "mobilization." To the Communist Central Committee convened in Rome he declaimed: "We have not yet achieved our main objective—conquest of a progressive democracy. ... It is hence necessary to develop a decisive democratic battle, not only on the parliamentary terrain, but in all fields of the national life. ... It is necessary to liquidate this Government of reaction."

Since there is no Charles de Gaulle in Italy, the Reds needed an ostensible target, and they chose what...

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