INTERNATIONAL: Two Kings, Two Countries

Two Kings, Two Countries

Two kings dined informally at Buckingham Palace last week, each the constitutional sovereign of a democratic country, yet utterly different in status from one another. The status of England's King is such that for him to go abroad and negotiate with a foreign state would automatically create a "Constitutional Crisis," with alarmed British politicians Hell-bent for abdication. The status of the King of the Belgians is such that last week brown-haired young Leopold III, unaccompanied by any of the Belgian Cabinet, arrived in London to negotiate in...

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