The U. S.-British-Japanese Naval Limitations Parley at Geneva (TIME, June 27 et seq.) continued static and unfruitful last week despite the holding of a public session at which the position of each of the three delegations was restated unchanged but with polemic fervor. Reduced to elementals, the deadlock could be stated in two stages:
I. The U. S. delegation was able to accept naval limitation at either the relatively high total tonnage level demanded by Great Britain or the relatively low level insisted upon by Japan; but since the British...