Foreign News: Reform the League

The First Lord of the British Admiralty is always a potent personage, but last week Sir Samuel Hoare made a public speech in which he seemed to become the spokesman of the British Cabinet's foreign policy. It was proper for him to do so, since British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden's prestige had last week reached lowest ebb. Sir Samuel was called back into the Cabinet fortnight ago as "The Man Who Was Right'' about Ethiopia (TIME, June 15). By implication Mr. Eden must have been, if not wrong, at least somewhat dim. Last week...

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