CHINA: Tough Guy for Tough Times

By making his brother-in-law, T. V. Soong, Foreign Minister of China, Chiang Kai-shek last week formally recognized two facts. One was the extraordinary ability of one of China's top administrators; the other, that China no longer has any "foreign relations" in the old sense.

With most of the world as war-swept as China, foreign relations now consist chiefly of military councils and conferences. For such councils smooth-speaking diplomats are not as much needed as blunt, hard-hitting men of affairs. Such a man is T. V. Soong, whose reputation as a tough guy is a fable from Singapore to Vladivostok. T. V....

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