National Affairs: World Court

The most foreign-policied President since Woodrow Wilson is Herbert Hoover. In six months in office he has stirred up a new naval disarmament todo, and last week he opened up another question, discarded not so long ago: U. S. adherence to the World Court.

In 1925 President Coolidge asked the Senate to let the U. S. join the Court. The Senate's answer was to tack five reservations to its approval. The reservations had to be accepted by the other nations adhering to the Court, but the reservations...

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