POWER POLITICS: Lots of Trouble

Over the sprawling war map of Asia last week the soldiers of the Emperor of Japan and the men of Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek fought on a hundred different fronts. While Chinese regulars tried to stave off further Japanese pushes to the West, guerrillas weaved in and out of Japanese lines, attacked isolated garrisons, cut railroad and telegraph lines.

But last week the "China incident," as the Japanese call the two-year-old war in China (see p.29) developed into more than a matter of yellow man killing yellow man. At the port of...

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