THE LEAGUE: Eez an Illusion

The League of Nations last week arrived in a unique situation. In quick succession Hungary and Albania resigned. The two countries acted not because of their own desires, but to suit the Axis powers. Last week Peru also resigned following the lead in recent years of Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, El Salvador, Venezuela.

Also missing from the League are of course, the U. S. which never joined, Japan which withdrew in 1933 over the China "incident"; Germany, which dropped out the same year over the question of rearmament; Italy, which resigned in 1937 over Ethiopia and...

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