Foreign News: Peace & Disarmament

Seldom or never have so many statesmen wrestled with the problems of Peace and Disarmament in so many places as last week.

Washington. President Herbert Hoover well knows that few U. S. citizens will agree to any program which would leave the country without sure defense. Therefore he postulated to the nation in a radio speech last week that he stands for "adequate preparedness ... as one of the assurances of peace."

Referring to the now almost complete Anglo-U. S. naval agreement (TIME, Sept. 23) the President said: "There are proposals which would preserve...

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