THE LEAGUE: Paraguay Out

Military observers have long watched the Bolivia-Paraguay War as a test case of what a modern war of maneuver with limited artillery backing can be. Lately it has also become a test case of what the League of Nations can do to stop an actual war between two of its members.

The League asked both belligerents to stop and arbitrate (TIME, Dec. 3). Losing Bolivia agreed, winning Paraguay refused. The League's time limit expired this week. Some 35 member nations had clamped an arms embargo down on Paraguay, lifted it entirely from Bolivia. Automatically, according...

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