National Affairs: Wardog Warnings

The Geneva conference on naval disarmament failed last summer because Britain and the U. S. could not agree as to why and how each should reduce its cruiser-building program. Britain held out for more cruisers than the U. S. thought seemed necessary.

The Geneva conference having failed, President Coolidge has been advocating such additions to the U.S. cruiser line as would have been made had no conference ever been held. Britain, on the other hand, ast fortnight announced that she would build only one of three cruisers planned for next year (TIME, Nov. 28)....

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