A New Order for Asia

March 1942
New Republic;3/9/42, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p320
Focuses on a war for freedom and democracy in Asia during World War II. Argument pertaining to the democratic resistance to totalitarian conquest in the Far East; Discussion that the inhabitants of the Malay States, on the approach to Singapore, apparently looked at the war as a contest between equally alien forces; Reasons for the U.S. to defend Asia; Existence of political and industrial backwardness in Asia; Political significance of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's visit to meet Jawahar Lal Nehru, head of the Indian National Congress.


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