I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since, both by public utterance and by private help to trade unionists breaking free from the Communist influence.
The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally.
All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
Wilson won re-election in 1916, his campaign running on the slogan, ‘He kept us out of war.’ But he could then betray his anti-war supporters knowing that a rising political coalition – made up, in part, of men looking to redeem a lost war by finding new wars to fight – had his back.
A war with Pakistan would be an utter disaster.
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
I wanted to fight in the Iraq war because I felt like I had an obligation as a human being to help free people from oppression.
War is not, in itself, a condition so much as the symptom of a condition – that of international anarchy.
War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.
The war has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage.