ITALY: God Sent This Man!

Who is to blame? Why have not France and Italy begun those "friendly naval conversations" which were planned by their Chief Delegates at the London Conference when they failed to agree (TIME, March 31, et seq.)? Last week correspondents told Foreign Minister Aristide Briand of France that Foreign Minister Dino Grandi of Italy blames him. They quoted Signor Grandi as having said in Rome: "Italy has proposed several times to France to resume the naval discussion, but our proposals so far have remained unanswered."

"I am greatly surprised," said M. Briand softly,...

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