CHINA: Cocky Wang

Quick on the rebound is the Nationalist Government of President Chiang Kaishek. Less than a month ago the Nationalists were fighting desperately for their very existence; no one knew who would rule China from one day to the next. Last week, their authority temporarily reestablished, the Nationalists dusted their jackets, straightened their horn-rimmed spectacles, strutted again. Cocky Cheng Ting ("C. T.") Wang, Nationalist Foreign Minister, blandly disregarding riot and rebellion, announced that with the first of the year he would abolish the right of extraterritoriality in China, i.e. the right of...

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