ITALY: Query & Right

"Frankly, I do not understand British policy," said Benito Mussolini to his favorite U. S. Newshen Anne O'Hare McCormick in Rome recently. "Do you understand it?"

"Poor Europe is in a state of neuras-thenia," the Dictator said. "It was not Germany which lost the last War; it was Europe. The United States gained, Japan gained, Russia gained, but Europe lost its recuperative power, the vital force."

Refusing to agree that there is a "war" in Ethiopia, onetime Editor Mussolini called what Italians are doing an "expedition."

"A good many English peace-lovers would like...

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