LITTLE ENTENTE: New Great Power?

Always busy is the brain of Dr. Eduard Benes, "Europe's Smartest Little Statesman," perpetual Foreign Minister of Czechoslovakia and recently the League's successful arbiter between Persia and Great Britain in their squabble over oil (TIME, Feb. 13). Last week Dr. Benes sprang something new: the abrupt and solid interlocking of three small European states into what may soon be considered a Great Power. Angry German editors even gave it a name: "RUMANOJUGO-SVAKIA."

Rumania, Jugoslavia and Czechoslovakia have long been loosely associated in the so-called "Little Entente." At Geneva last week Foreign Minister...

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