WESTERN EUROPE: Time to Relax?

Winston Churchill last week told the world that in his opinion "the prospect of war is remote and receding. Atomic warfare is too horrible for either side to contemplate, reasoned Churchill. "The quarrel might continue for an indefinite period, but after the first month it would be a broken-back war in which no great armies could be moved over long distances. Governments, dependent upon long-distance communications by land, might well find that they had quite soon lost their power to dominate events."

It was not that the Old Warrior believed that the "mortal danger"...

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