Foreign News: Beyond Human Aid

With unusual bluntness, the London Times prepared to bury the Naval Conference last week.

"The life of the conference has not yet been officially pronounced extinct," ran an editorial, "but it is already beyond the power of human aid. Only a miracle can save it. All the optimists confidently predicted for it has come to nothing. . . . Mr. MacDonald's intentions were admir able, but he made the same sort of blunder made by Sir Austen Chamberlain, who reached a preliminary naval understanding with France in...

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