THE DEAL: Sham Battle?

Apart from certain tears physically shed in the House of Commons last week, apart from the unprecedented gush of emotion as His Majesty's Government admitted their Ethiopian policy to be all wrong, apart from other sensational and high strung happenings in London (see p. 12), there emerged the first clear-cut exposition of what has actually been done behind Europe's diplomatic scenes to end the Ethiopian war.

This exposition was made by Sir Samuel Hoare, 55, the day after his resignation as British Foreign Secretary and three days before he was succeeded by...

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