Potent U. S. Senators have laid down by a vote of 76 to 17 the conditions* on which the U. S. will adhere to the World Court.† (TIME, Feb. 8, THE CONGRESS). For almost half a year 42 Court-adherent nations have been pondering requests (despatched to each individually by the U. S.) that they accept these reservations.

Stock-taking at Washington last week revealed that:

A) Fourteen nations have not yet acknowledged receipt of the State Department's communication. (Great Britain, Japan, Belgium, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Esthonia, Hungary, Brazil, Chile,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!