National Affairs: A Policy

In honor of the hundredth anniversary of the nativity of the Monroe Doctrine, Secretary of State Hughes delivered an address on the Doctrine before the American Academy of Political and Social Science in Philadelphia. His address was an exegesis and a restatement.

The Doctrine, said Mr. Hughes, as it is now acted upon by the Government, may be summarized as opposed 1) "To any non-American action encroaching upon the political independence of American States under any guise, and 2) to the acquisition in any manner of the control of additional territory in this hemisphere...

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