ITALY: Steps and Directions

"When England violates the rights of peoples this appears justified in the eyes of the democracies, as police are justified when they invade private homes and search and sequestrate property in order to bring criminals to justice!"

Thus peevishly—but not too peevishly—Dictator Mussolini's personal newsorgan Il Popolo d'ltalia grumbled last week at a Great Power with whom Il Duce is engaged in economic horse trading. On the books of Italian firms are Allied orders for munitions and other war supplies totaling over three billion gold lire ($157,893,000). These orders are being filled for...

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