MEXICO: Stalin's Stooge?

The late great Earl of Birkenhead, "The Galloper," when Secretary of State for India prior to Joseph Stalin's break with Leon Trotsky (TIME, Oct. 10, 1927), once openly remarked with characteristic recklessness that British agents had been working for some years to undermine the position of Comrade Trotsky in Russia. "But, dash it all, they don't seem to be able to do anything!"

Comrade Trotsky has since resided in Turkey, France and finally Norway. He is supposed to be a hatcher of anti-Stalin plots, but considering that agents of the Soviet secret service have...

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