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Preparing for a New World Order


THE rapidity with which the march of events has thrown on Great Britain the main and almost the sole burden of the defence of the liberties and traditions of Western civilization, endows with something of prophetic vision the Prime Minister's declaration on June 4 of our determination to continue the struggle: “if necessary, for years, if necessary, alone”. Under that burden we can have but one war aim—victory. Inexorably other discussion on war aims has for the time being to be thrust into the background, like the shattered solemn declaration of the Supreme War Council of March 28, with all the hopes it seemed to foreshadow of a new European order based on Anglo-French co-operation.

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Preparing for a New World Order. Nature 146, 209–211 (1940).

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