FAR EAST: Pacific Charter?

A great awakening of the somnolent East has been foreseen as perhaps the greatest single result to be expected from World War II. There was one great sign last week of that awakening, end of its mood. From India the leaders of the United Nations were challenged to state their ultimate aims in the Pacific area. Said the Hindustan Times, semi-official organ of India's Congress party:

"A Pacific Charter along the lines of the Atlantic Charter will rouse the same enthusiasm among the peoples of the Far East as the Atlantic Charter did in Europe. A Charter like this would...