CHINA: Dragon v. Lion

The new and conquering Nationalist Government of South China continued last week the slow encirclement by its armies of the great international city of Shanghai.

The Nationalist Foreign Minister Eugene Chen, issued a proclamation: "A great and impressive fact must be grasped by all: the Chinese question now is not what Great Britain and other powers may wish to grant China to meet 'the legitimate aspirations of the Chinese'; but the question is what China may justly grant to Great Britain and the other powers."

As the Chinese Dragon thus breathed defiance...

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