THE CABINET: Stimson On Russia, No. 2

Heavy on the hands of Secretary of State Stimson hangs the problem of Soviet Russia, which the U. S. has not formally recognized as existing but with which the State Department must nevertheless occasionally, deviously cope. When it was a matter of reminding Russia that, as a signatory of the Pact of Paris, she really should not go to war with China, Statesman Stimson had to utilize the good offices of Foreign Minister Briand of France as interlocutor (TIME, Dec. 16). Last week another ticklish Russian problem arose, Mr. Stimson's second. He...

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