ARGENTINA: Flabbiness Featured

Neutrals, as well as belligerents, can be either firm or flabby. Last week the neutral Argentine Government of suave, reactionary President Ramon S. (for nothing) Castillo treated Germany with all the firmness of orange marmalade:

> Argentina ordered its ships to make all U.S. landings at Gulf ports, avoiding the U-boat-infested waters outside of east-coast harbors. High Argentine sources pontificated that, although Germany had offered Argentine vessels safe passage through the blockade, Argentina did not wish to suggest "collusion" with a non-American power. The same sources claimed that "in principle" Argentina still upheld a neutral's right to the freedom of...

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