FRANCE: The Jehad

In Morocco, the Jehad, or holy war (TIME., May 11, et seq.), had, last week, two fronts.

At Paris, numerous alarmist reports were circulated, had the effect of warming up the Socialists to refuse a vote of confidence to the Government when Parliament should meet. Premier Paul Painlevé, however, took a firm stand from the beginning against the défaitists with the result that, when Parliament did meet, discussion of the Riff War was postponed. This was, in fact, equivalent to a vote of confidence.

In Morocco, General Comte de Chambrun made a...

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