JAPAN: Surprise

Nothing that Joseph Stalin said on Red Square last week made such a stir as was caused in Tokyo by his remark that Japan is "an aggressor nation." Said the official Japanese Domei agency: The Japanese people were "surprised and offended." It added: "The Soviet Nation is a realistic country, so in all probability her foreign policy vis-à-vis her neighbor is not wholly immutable. . . . Consequently, it is the firm belief of the Japanese general public that Japan must also adopt a realistic policy that will conform with any new situation created by the Russians." What Japan...

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