National Affairs: World Court

A year ago most U. S. citizens thought the World Court issue was settled in the affirmative. The Senate by a vote of 76-17 had decided that the U. S. should enter the World Court with five reservations. Notes were sent to the Adherent Powers; scarcely an answer came back; Europe was not willing to accept glibly the U. S. scheme of entrance. Early last autumn the Adherent Powers met at Geneva, attached counter-reservations to the U. S. reservations. Several Senators who had voted for the World Court did an about-face. President Coolidge in...

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