TURKEY: Picking the Winner

Reorganization of the Turkish Cabinet last fortnight produced substantial evidence that Turkey's ruling clique, while clinging to strictly pro-Turkish neutrality, was ready to wager on Allied victory.

Five new Cabinet members represented an infusion of young, new blood into the government (the oldest of the new men was 42) rather than new ideas. Said Premier Sükrü Saracoglu last week: "The newcomers are like soldiers who relieve the guards." At the same time he uttered fulsome praise of Great Britain, which has worked hard for Turkish favor.

Symbolic of the Cabinet's viewpoint was...

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