ITALY: Forewarned, Forearmed

In chastened mood the Italian Ambassador to France, Count Gaetano Manzoni, delivered last week to the French Foreign Office the Italian Government's official ''regrets" that Italian cadets and students recently shied stones at the French Consulate at Bari—a direct result of Signor Benito Mussolini's inflammatory speaking tour (TIME, May 26, et seq.).

Next day in Milan that intense person, Editor Arnaldo Mussolini (brother) clarioned in the family newspaper Il Popolo d'Italia:

"The words of our Duce were opportune and justified. ... He had foreknowledge of the military preparations of France [i.e. the...

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