CHINA,FRANCE: Irreconcilable


From Burma, TIME Correspondent Theodore H. White.cabled important news:

"The Communists are now considering setting up an independent organization in North China, to be styled United Committee of Democratic China or some name of similar character. If this is done, it means that henceforth there will be two open claimants of Chinese sovereignty: Chiang Kai-shek's Government, recognized by the outside world, and a Communist state, governing 80 million people and controlling an army of 600,000. Settlement of China's internal differences by peaceful means would become highly unlikely.

"Negotiations between Chungking and Yenan...

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