ETHIOPIA: Deal No. 2

Hot from Addis Ababa Emperor Haile Selassie's newly-hired public relations counsel, chubby Josef Israels 2nd,* was in Paris last week with the text of a Deal for Peace drafted three months ago by His Majesty but "withheld in deference to the Great Powers."

This entered world news as proposed Deal No. 2. In it His Majesty asked to be ceded a corridor to the sea either at British Zeila or Italian Assab. This he would have been granted under Deal No. 1.

In return Haile Selassie offered to cede to Italy most of the southern province of Ogaden and in the...

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