EUROPE: Last Words

Some of the diplomatic jockeying which last week ended in World War II was old-fashioned international maneuvering for power. Some of it was doubtless actuated only by a desire to "make a record" that would look good in history. But all of it was conditioned by a fact new in human history:

The people of all nations the idea of war; 2) morally ashamed of it.

Because of this fact many of the exchanges which preceded the outbreak of war undoubtedly transcended mere diplomacy, and reached the level of...

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