War Against War

Editorial reviews

War Against War

“Can one preserve a peaceful and democratic society at home,” Kazin asks, “while venturing into the world to kill those whom our leaders designate, rationally or not, as our enemies?” Readers of his War Against War are unlikely to think so.

No matter how familiar one is with the era, it is still shocking to read the breathtaking swiftness with which the country flipped into reaction once war was declared.