INTERNATIONAL: Thieves' Bargain

Often called the greatest living diplomat is M. Alexis Léger, Secretary-General of the French Foreign Office. Wedded firmly to Paris, he never stirs abroad if he can help it, and overseas territories are to him outlandish pawns, to be played coldly in diplomacy's great game. Last week M. Alexis Léger, much to his distaste, was obliged to quit his beloved Paris for a few days in order to coach Premier Camille Chautemps and Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos at London in the opening hands of a game for breathtakingly high stakes. Green as any...

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