JAPAN: Wider Boundaries

Japan's proposed "New Order in Asia" has been steadily increasing in scope. At first it was to include only North China, but gradually the conception has expanded to embrace all of China, then "Greater East Asia," then "Oceania."

During a recent Diet session Japan's spouting little Foreign Minister Yosuke Matsuoka seemed to assign to the Asia of the future its widest boundaries yet. Said he: "We Japanese have a heaven-sent right to settle in some part of the United States climatically healthful and enjoyable."

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