ETHIOPIA: Give & Take

The first nation to be attacked by the European dictatorships was feeling its oats. In Addis Ababa last week, the Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Department demanded sovereignty over the former Italian territory adjoining its frontier. That territory, Italian Somaliland, is now British-occupied— and Britain has its own ideas about the ownership of the strategic Red Sea littoral. The same day, the British Government made a formal presentation to Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, King of Kings, Conquering Lion of Judah: a sleek new Rolls-Royce limousine. Territorial claims could be discussed later.


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