International: This Is It

This week the San Francisco conference put the last dots on a charter written for a world of power, tempered by a little reason. It was a document produced by and designed for great concentrations of force, somewhat restrained by a great distrust of force.

Would it work? The best answer was given three weeks ago by Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius Jr.: "Will it keep the peace? That depends upon the will to peace with which the nations of the world support the charter and build strength into the world organization. We...

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