In a recent speech commemorating the end of World War II, President George W. Bush dusted off a shopworn bit of far-right GOP dogma. He accused President Franklin D. Roosevelt of making a corrupt deal with Stalin at the Yalta Conference in 1945, thereby abandoning Eastern Europe to the clutches of the Soviet Union. This specious interpretation of Yalta has been debunked by historians, and Bush was criticized by many for reviving it. Yet...
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