THE NEAR EAST: The Greeks Won't Pay

The world has once again been treated to a diplomatic stalemate. The Turks and Greeks are still at loggerheads over the question of indemnities. The Turks insist upon being paid. The Greeks refuse to pay. That is not all. Greece threatens a resumption of hostilities with Turkey unless the claim for indemnification is dropped. In view of the fact that Greece would completely estrange the friendship of Europe if she declared war, her threat cannot be regarded as more than a diplomatic bluff. The Turk, however, is the hardest man in the...

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