The Basis of a Lasting Peace

Soule, George
September 1939
New Republic;9/24/39, Vol. 100 Issue 1294, p176
Discusses the problem of attaining world peace, keeping in view the ongoing war in Europe. Reference to the consequences of the First World War; Difference between the ongoing war and the First World War; Determination to win the war among the belligerent nations; Discussion of the role to be played by the United States in the war; Need to oppose the military attitude which will think of the peace settlement in strategic terms; Discussion of peace proposals that might be put forward by those who favor an effort to revive the more liberal aspects of the last peace; Need of the development of economic planning, first on a national, then on an international basis.


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