GERMANY: Alliance With Soviets

Foreign Minister Stresemann of the Reich, known because of his alert opportunism as "the Lloyd George of Germany," was lauded to the skies by German journals of every party last week when he made public the text of the Russo-German Neutrality Treaty which he and Foreign Minister Tchitcherin of the Soviet Union (TIME, Oct. 12) have been quietly preparing, by secret negotiation, for some months.

Text. The exceedingly short treaty is drawn to cover a period of five years and consists chiefly of three articles:

I. The basis of...

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