National Affairs: No Pounce

Just where the U.S. stands on the ticklish question of relations with a French Government that is subservient to Hitler was made a lot clearer last week. Cordell Hull made it clear in two statements. The first of them was a warning. Said forthright Mr. Hull:

"We have made clear to the French Government that a basic policy of this Government was to aid Great Britain. . . . Ambassador Leahy has been able to assure the Vichy Government that this nation had no other interests in any territories of the French Empire than their...

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