EAST-WEST: Warning of War

Kissinger: "We will resist"

The rhetorical question was whether the West faced "the prospects of a new war, not a cold one." And Henry Kissinger's answer to his own inquiry was grim indeed. "We must bring to a halt the Soviet geopolitical offensive," he declared last week. "It must be stopped even in the Soviet interest." If not, he said, the Western democracies may have to pay an even more fearful price than they did for failing to halt the rise of Hitler. Said Kissinger: "In 1936 it would have been easy for...

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