EASTERN THEATRE: How Goes Turkey?

EASTERN THEATRE How Goes Turkey?

Aside from the celebrated Italian question (see p. 20), two key questions overhang the Allied position in the Near East. There the Allies have perhaps 800,000 men standing to arms (and reinforcements coming every week) to plug the southeastern hole in their blockade of Germany. How about the Arabs? Will the Turks stay bought?

The conservative, antiwar, but strongly pro-Ally New York Herald Tribune has a raven-haired reporter named Sonia Tomara touring the Near East. Most of last week she spent at Beirut, Syria, after inspecting Turkey and...

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