The Politics of Pacific Strategy

May 1943
New Republic;5/31/43, Vol. 108 Issue 22, p719
Presents information about the thesis of U.S. Senator Albert B. Chandler demanding that America change her basic war strategy and shift her major attention immediately from the European war theatre to Japan. Reaction of the isolationists, supporters of Chandler, to the thesis; View of the author that the isolationists want to dampen the strength of revolutionary democracy in Europe that will come with the end of the Nazis; Appeal for a soft war with minimum of casualties; Thesis of Chandler generating support from limited sectors with vested interests; Criticism of Chandler's thesis related to war strategy.


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