Turkish President Ismet Inönü warned his National Assembly this week that Turkey was in danger of attack. Said he:
"Turkey is closer to war today than at any time since the present world conflict started.
"We will continue to maintain loyally and scrupulously our national policy, remaining faithful to our contractual engagements, to our alliance [with Britain] and our friendship [pact with Germany].
"One begins to understand that political institutions founded on domination by a single power cannot be maintained."
This was as plain a warning as the President of a neutral country could give that Turkey would be neither a diplomatic nor a military...