FRANCE: Briand's Week

With the momentous Adjournment at Geneva behind him (see THE LEAGUE), Premier Briand sped back to Paris. There he resumed his enforced political tightrope walking. (TIME, Dec. 7 et seq.) There he again found himself in anomalous position of being two men at once, politically.

As Foreign Minister, he continued to rely upon a Left majority favoring his conciliatory foreign policy. As Premier, he continued at the mercy of this same irresolute Left majority, which recently overturned his Cabinet (TIME, March 15) because it did...

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