PORTUGAL: Justice by Force?

Successfully coaxed a few years ago by U. S. Secretary of State Frank Billings Kellogg into signing the Peace Pact "renouncing war as an instrument of national policy" (TIME, July 30, 1928) was every nation which is making war today. This summer States throughout the world were busy issuing endorsements of the peace principles recently announced by U. S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Last week Europe's general rule that American idealism, whether Republican or Democratic, should always be humored was suddenly broken by small Portugal.

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