TURKEY: Secret Instructions

Those who profess to believe that the Balkan pot is about to boil over into active warfare were not surprised last week when the Chicago Herald-Examiner (Hearst) printed, exclusively, excerpts from "secret instructions sent from Kemals [Mustapha Kemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey] foreign office to the Turkish minister at Belgrade." This document was "intercepted by a secret agent of one of the Balkan powers." In it, Dictator Kemal outlines his country's moves in the event of a Balkan conflict, as follows:

"In the coming dispute between Italy and Serbia [Jugoslavia], outwardly we have no set policy, sympathy or antipathy toward either...