Early this week Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain took a firm grip on his coat lapels and launched into a comprehensive review of foreign policy in the last scheduled foreign policy debate before Parliament adjourns this week for three months. Besides discussing the dispute with Japan and the prospects of an alliance with Russia he generalized on the state of the world. Unlike 1938, when he was optimistic, Mr. Chamberlain this week found it "difficult to see" how the world armament race could be solved except "by war itself." But he hoped that a way might yet be found out of...

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