COMMONWEALTH: COMMONWEALTH: The Week in Parliament Mar. 1, 1926

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

The House of Commons took notable action only once last week-spent a great deal of time in debating the Anglo-Irak Treaty (TIME, Feb. 15,) which His Majesty's fiery Colonial Secretary, Colonel Leopold Stennett Amery defended in part as follows: "The rejection of this covenant would make Great Britain ridiculous in the eyes of the League of Nations, contemptible in the eyes of the Turk and odious in the eyes of the people of Irok!"

Observers winked an eye reflecting upon the oil beneath the surface of...

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