Op-Ed

July 28, 2014 1:10 PM

The chummy telegrams that could have prevented World War I

The last-inning efforts of the cousins clearly failed, and today the legacy of their correspondence is one of missed opportunities. Had the kaiser and the tsar started sooner and been better statesmen, they might have prevented a world war that in the end both of them would lose.

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