AFGHANISTAN: Amir's Adventures

The spruce, dynamic Amir Amanullah of pugnacious and independent Afghanistan continued, last week, his triumphal visit in the British Isles (TIME, March 26). Featured were several new adventures designed to bring the Orient sovereign into close and striking contact with Occidental ideas and might.

¶ Entering a huge, three-engined Imperial Airways plane, Amir Amanullah circled boldly over London, and was politely hailed by the British press as the first reigning sovereign to do so. Doubters recalled that Their Majesties the King and Queen of the Belgians have used the air route to and...