Foreign News: Sea of Revolt

Even acts of supreme violence lose their power to shock when repeated a sufficient number of times at a sufficient distance. Ever since the French League Mandate was established over Syria (1922) the rebellious Druses and other savage natives have been selling their lives dearly almost daily in guerilla attacks upon the French Army of Occupation. For eight months the French garrison at Damascus has bombarded that city or its environs almost nightly (TIME, Nov. 9 et seq.). Scarcely a morning dawns that French airplanes do not drone aloft to release bombs. At...

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