Foreign News: The Scheme

The civil war in Spain is "the nerve centre of international politics" according to British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden last week, and on this theory it was arranged to window dress the opening of Parliament in London (see p. 25) with a British diplomatic victory scored in the London International Committee on Non-intervention in Spain.

Window-Dressers Benito Mussolini and Neville Chamberlain have been intimately corresponding for months (TIME, Aug. 9). It was clearly no accident that the Italian Premier suddenly agreed last week to a British scheme of July 14 which had seemed as...

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