Revision of American Neutrality Policy

Archive Report

The Neutrality Question and the European Crisis

Expiration at the end of next February of that section of the neutrality resolution of August 31, 1935. under which an embargo has been laid on the export of arms and ammunition to Italy and Ethiopia makes probable the enactment before that date of permanent legislation defining the policy to be pursued by the United States in the event of wars between foreign states in which it is not a participant. The continuing danger of a general conflict in Europe has directed public attention to this subject and promises to make it a leading issue at the next session of Congress. The special Senate Munitions Committee headed by Senator Nye (R., N. D.) is planning to resume public ...

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