MANCHUKUO: Puppet's Poppies

Until last week no Great Power had troubled to attack the puppet "Regency" of hollow-eyed Henry Pu Yi over what Japan calls the new state of Manchukuo.

Regent Henry has been free to assume that President Roosevelt would recognize Manchukuo sooner or later as no worse than Bolshevikland. Secretary of State Cordell Hull has given no sign that he favored his Republican predecessor's "Stimson Doctrine" of unyielding nonrecognition of Manchukuo. Abruptly last week President Roosevelt moved to pin on Manchukuo an odium worse than any attaching to Russia. The President sent...

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