INTERNATIONAL: Stabilization of Armaments

INTERNATIONAL

"Stabilization of Armaments"

Hugh Simons Gibson, U. S. Ambassador to Belgium∙ and President Hoover's peripatetic "Envoy at Large," knows what it is to go through a peace conference with the public expecting more than can be achieved. At such times, he knows, Peace is Hell.

In Geneva last week Mr. Gibson must have remembered that painful roasting which the Hoover Administration received when the London Naval Conference failed to achieve the expected reduction of armaments, compromised on mere limitation. Last week Mr. Gibson was thinking back eight months and ahead two years....

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