More and more reactionaries are recognizing the destructive influence of World War I, not just on politics but everything from art to literature to architecture to philosophy. There is no reason on God's earth why the US should have gotten involved in WWI. What would have happened if we had stayed out? The European Union is providing a good example of what the Continent would look like had the Deutsches Reich triumphed: the EU is pretty much the new German empire.
The Lusitania was sunk on this day in 1915. I don't have any other profound insights to share on WWI at the moment but I do have some good old timey music: