Tangier, the chief port of Morocco, an international city at once quaint and modern, and strategically important because directly opposite the British base at Gibraltar, became once again last week the subject of contention among the nations. Dictator Premier Primo de Rivera of Spain set the pot of contention a-bubbling by despatching to Britain, France, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands and the U. S., a declaration that the control of Tangier by Spain is necessary to prevent the importation of contraband munitions by Moroccans rebellious against the regime of Spain in Spanish Morocco. The Powers to whom this declaration...

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