A rehearsal for the wrong war

The first article of the five-part series on Germany, ``Germany Hesitates as Europe Beckons,'' Sept. 21, draws a parallel between the German elections and the Spanish Civil War. In doing so, the article equates the German political spectrum with communists and fascists. Evoking a ``rehearsal for World War II'' fails to make the analysis more convincing. I am looking forward to seeing the next four articles present evidence for this stark comment.

Germany is as far away from a civil war as the United States is from the Indian Wars. Ulrich Knirs, Cambridge, Mass.

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