Disunited Nations

In Washington the United Nations lost a campaign. It was not military: news from the battlefronts was still excellent. It had nothing to do with production: that war was being won over & over again. The misfortune was the failure of the U.S. to practice the United Nations principle that it had preached—with the result that a great & good ally was slowly losing faith.

From Chungking, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek sent orders that the Chinese military mission which came to the U.S. last April—to plan a united strategy against the Jap in the Far East—should return home. No explanation was...

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