National Affairs: Foreign Policy

Seven weeks ago, Secretary of State Kellogg was pleased to hear that Senor Adolfo Diaz had been elected President of Nicaragua by that republic's congress in joint session. With startling speed he sent U. S. recognition to President Diaz, a Conservative, an oldtime friend of the U. S. Department of State, who was recently employed by a U. S. mining company for a few dollars per week. Headline readers in the U. S. said: "Isn't it nice that those Nicaraguans are fixed up at last?" But shrewder observers in Washington and all of Central...

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