THE BALKANS: One for All, All for None

One evening last week German Ambassador Franz von Papen turned up at an official ball in Ankara, just as President Ismet Inönü arrived. While the band played the national anthem, Istiklal Ma-schi, and all the guests stood at attention, Ambassador von Papen tactlessly marched into the ballroom at the head of his delegation. Next morning he rushed off to Berlin, and Ankara buzzed with talk of German pressure on Turkey.

A few days later Pressureman Papen, much happier than he was a year ago when Turkey jilted Germany for the Allies, was reported on a shooting party with Germany's Foreign...

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