If This Be Treason… by Thomas Knapp -- Antiwar.com
We’ve been here before, many times. Not many remember, but the most vehement western objections to Russia’s "October Revolution" were concerned not with nature of Bolshevism but with this language in Lenin’s Decree on Peace:
"We have to fight against the hypocrisy of the governments, which, while talking about peace and justice, actually carry on wars of conquest and plunder. Not one single government will tell you what it really means. But we are opposed to secret diplomacy and can afford to act openly before all people."