INTERNATIONAL: Words of Warning

For a onetime Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt has kept amazingly mum on that subject since he became President. News queries at Washington on naval policy are commonly referred to grey and graceful little Norman Hezekiah Davis, who served President Hoover as disarmament Ambassador-at-Large, continues so to serve President Roosevelt. In London at the deadlocked Naval Parley (TIME, Dec. 3), it was Ambassador Davis' privilege last week to tell the world just where, in the President's opinion, Japan gets off.

With easy, informal Rooseveltian...

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