Following Insane Leaders To War Is Not A Sane Thing To Do

James Rozoff
5 min readFeb 7, 2024
Headline from the May 4, 2013 edition of the Guardian.

The problem with amassing a huge pile of dynamite is that it only takes one maniac with a match to make a mess of things. That’s what happened on June 28, 1914. You see, the European powers were busy playing a power game which they thought they were in control of, but then a fellow named Gavrilo Princip shot the Archduke of Austria along with his wife, and all of the best-laid plans of…

--

--