JAPAN: Forced to Fight?

Exceedingly high strung, therefore often indiscreet, and consequently world-champion deniers are most Japanese diplomats. Notably so is their ardent chief Foreign Minister Koki Hirota, a super-patriot of the Black Dragon Society. In his youth Mr. Hirota drafted Japan's crushing Twenty-One Demands upon China, demands so flagrantly outrageous that their very existence was denied to President Woodrow Wilson repeatedly, officially and as long as possible by the Japanese Embassy.

In Philadelphia last week newshawks, none of whom wrote shorthand, took down to the best of their abilities certain remarks by Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi...

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