TURKEY: $80,000,000 Friend

Istanbul learned with delight last week that the loan by which British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain hopes to win over the Mohammedan Turkish Dictatorship to the cause of Democracy is not to be $30,000,000 as at first announced (TIME, July 25) but $80,000,000. It is all to be spent by the Turks for armaments "Made in Britain." Turkish public opinion is being eased gently up to the prospect of a formal military alliance with Britain, and last week persuasive Foreign Minister Dr. Tewfik Rushtu Aras declared with characteristic finesse: Imagine! Here is...

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