Those who don't want to fight can only talk, and they can always be talked back to. During World War I Great Britain's high-handed treatment of U. S. shipping brought the U. S. and Great Britain perilously close to a breach of relations. Last week, although nothing so serious was in sight, Great Britain cocked two more snooks across the Atlantic.

On Oct. 3 the Inter-American Neutrality Conference at Panama undertook to establish a "neutrality belt" extending an average of 300 miles from the North and South American coasts. On Dec. 23 Panama's...

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