Foreign News: Your Frontier is Ours!

Not since Stanley Baldwin said that Great Britain's frontier is no longer the white cliffs of Dover but the wimpling Rhine (TIME, Aug. 13, 1934) have Berlin statesmen been so vexed at London as they were last week. Reason: His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for War, the Rt. Hon. Alfred Duff-Cooper, had hied himself to Paris and there made a speech in which he told Frenchmen:

"Your frontier is our frontier! . . . One of the realities of which my British compatriots sometimes lose sight is that friendship between Britain and France...

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