Liberalism Will Lose this 'Cold War'

Excerpt:  On June 24, 1948, after having isolated West Berlin inside of the boundaries of Communist East Germany, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin suddenly cut off all road shipments into the city, essentially laying siege to it with the expectations that it could be starved into subjection and thus added to his expansionist regime.In a daring and decisive response President Harry Truman ordered every available military cargo plane to the area thereby providing a lifeline of food and supplies to the beleaguered West Berliners. In many respects, the famous operation that became known as the Berlin Airlift represented the initial indirect “volley” of the Cold War. Read More