War: The Cat in the Kremlin

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Where is the Korean war leading the world? Will the fierce forest fire in the mountainous land below the 38th parallel be confined to the Korean peninsula? Will it spread around the globe, to sear the capitals of the world with atomic fire? Or is 1950 the beginning of a series of slow, limited wars that will keep the U.S. and its allies committed in battle for generations?

The apprehensive world asked these questions at bars and council tables, at workbench and at hearthside, followed them with a hundred more. The answer...

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