IRAK: Pasha's Putsch

Ever since Irak achieved "nationhood" by ceasing to be a British Mandate and entering the League of Nations (TIME, Oct. 17, 1932), London has been anxious lest this key Kingdom on the route to India take the pan-Arab bit in its teeth and kick over the traces. These fears were sharpened by the sudden death of Irak's King Feisal, who had always been able to see things more or less from British angles (TIME, Sept. 18, 1933). Last week his young son King Ghazi, educated in British boys' schools, was abruptly mastered by...

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