Carefully concealed for the past few years, the red ace up China's silken sleeve is Bolshevism. Last week China's reaction to the League of Nations' failure so far to help her against Japan was to make a motion toward her trump. Only the merest motion, for the Chinese gentlemen who compose the present government are astuteness itself. They let big, round-face Soviet Foreign Commissar Maxim Maximovitch Litvinov announce with unction at Geneva last week that Russia, the world's largest nation, and China, the world's most...

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