Foreign News: Pulse

The dire day—March 6—on which many a European correspondent predicted war would come to Europe passed by early this week. No ultimatums were delivered, no troops marched (except in Spain), and the dictators even temporarily ceased barking for more land. Instead of being War Week, no week in months had been so generally peaceful in Europe.

A political physician diagnosing Europe's health would have reported that while the patient still had some fever and complications might easily set in, there was still a 50-50 chance that he would regain normal health. One reason for that chance is obviously that the democracies have...

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