SPAIN: In the Riff*

Spanish operations against the Riffs became notably spectacular when several Spanish battalions made a dash in motor trucks southeastward from Ajdir, covered some 20 miles across the plain, and established themselves at Syan on the east Moroccan front. Thus they linked up with their allies the French forces, which have advanced into that region from Kifane, and apparently the Spanish thrust came as a complete surprise to both French and Riffians. If the move is consolidated into a strong series of military positions, it may well forestill the possibility of French...

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