National Affairs: Political Notes: Nov. 26, 1923

Described as " clinging shakily to his position," Herr Gustav Stresemann, German Chancellor, was reported to be coquetting with the idea of strengthening his dictatorship by inviting the wily old diplomatist and former Imperial Chancellor Prince von BÜlow* to accept an important position. General von Seeckt, who commands the entire Reichswehr, would be the strongest man in the directorate, which, besides von Billow, would include such men as Admiral von Vintze and the noted diplomatist von KÜhlmann, and, of course, Herr Stresemann. Thus Germany would virtually be under the same rulers as before...

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