Altshuller vs Ben-Gurion

Y. B. Karasik,
Thoughts Guiding Systems Corp.,
Ottawa, Canada.
e-mail:karasik@sympatico.ca

Recently I read Shimon Peres's recollections of a conversation with Ben-Gurion regarding Trotsky, Lenin and the Brest-Litovsk peace treaty:

And I recalled what Altshuller told me in this regard:

The story does not attest to that Trotsky was not a statesman but rather to that Lenin had a better crystal ball (or luck).