Foreign News: Big Deal

The big question in London as the week opened: Have Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden quarreled fundamentally about the foreign policy to be pursued by His Majesty's Government?

The answer as the week closed: Yes.

It was Adolf Hitler who brought the long latent Chamberlain-Eden quarrel to a crisis. The action of the Fuhrer fortnight ago, after cracking down on German Army leaders, of appointing as his Foreign Secretary dynamic, scheming, adventurous Joachim von Ribbentrop, was taken by the English as a storm signal for Europe, especially since last week...

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