INTERNATIONAL: A Chamberlain Peace?

FOREIGN NEWS

"While we build up Britain's strength, I will strive to remove the causes of war in the world!" Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain promised in the House of Commons this week, as he asked approval for armed forces expenditure this year of $1,758,750,000 (see p. 18). In his house at No. 10 Downing Street, meanwhile, he had given swift impetus last week to negotiations for the Four-Power Pact which Britain, Germany, France and Italy will try to make (TIME, March 7), possibly admitting Poland to make it a Fiver.

Even top correspondents were...

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