GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Mar. 2, 1936

The Commons:

¶ Subjected Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin to polite badgering about the main naval issue over which the United States and the United Kingdom have for 14 years been at odds. Britain, which has many naval bases, seeks an international treaty to hold all navies down to small-sized short-ranged warboats. The U. S., having fewer naval bases, seeks an international treaty permitting all navies to have large-sized, long-ranged warboats. Last week His Majesty's Loyal Opposition argued that the obvious and fair solution is for the U. S. to enter a treaty limiting all navies to...

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