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AND THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. 63
I ber number of the Preussische fahrbiicher an .·
i elaborate answer to my articles by a writer 4
who, though he does not sign his name (he ,g
uses the pseudonym Glaukos) is obviously
speaking with some authority; indeed, as I ‘
hope to be able to show, the resemblance
between the argument put forth in his article y
and passages in the Chancellor’s speech is
so close that he may probably be regardecl
ii as a mouthpiece of the Foreign Office.
I propose to deal with each piece of new .
ig evidence separately, and I think it will appear »
how completely they corroborate the picture
i I ventured to draw of the action of the Chan- E
cellor and the relations between him and the ’
military party at Berlin.
To deal first with the Chaneellor speaking i
under his own name. My contention in the
former articles was that the evidence which _
he had been able to produce that during the
last three days before the outbreak of war
he was trying to find a means for preserving « ¥
i, peace, might probably be accepted ; but I also
E pointed out that if this is so, what this proves J
is not that he had been averse from war at i
the beginning, but only that he changed his
) policy when he suddenly found, on the evening ‘ T
ik of july 29th, that Germany would be confronted i
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