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The Crime Against Europe

A Possible Outcome of the War of 1914

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Author: Roger Casement
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,144 / 115 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.6
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 585
Added to site: 2006.10.26
mnybks.net#: 15057
Genre: History
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ussia as long as she remains within her own borders. Of all the great powers in Europe she is the one that after England has the least need of a great army.

She cannot be assailed with success at home, and she has no need to leave her own territories in search of lands to colonize. Her population, secure in its own vast numbers and vast resources has, for all future needs of expansion the continent of Siberia into which to overflow. Russia cannot be threatened within Russia and has no need to go outside Russia. A Russian army of 4,000,000 is not necessary to self-defence. Its inspiration can be due only to a policy of expansion at the cost of others, and its aim to extend and to maintain existing Russian frontiers. As I write it is engaged not in a war of defence but in a war of invasion, and is the instrument of a policy of avowed aggression.

Not the protection of the Slavs from Austria, herself so largely a Slavic power and one that does not need to learn the principles of good government from

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