Foreign News: Arms and the French

The abrupt ending of the London debt conference gave Europe a chance to remember that Henry Lewis Stimson had originally gone to Europe to drum up enthusiasm for the League of Nations Disarmament Conference to be held in Geneva next February.

France did not forget. Even before the statesmen in London had packed their portfolios, the French Foreign Office sent a message to Geneva. Officially it was an answer to the League's request for information and suggestions to facilitate the approaching conference. Actually it was a statement and a warning to the rest of...

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