Must We Fight Japan?

August 1941
New Republic;8/4/41, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p135
Argues for a combined military strategy against Japan. Comments by U.S. Undersecretary of State Sumner Welles to cut down the exports to Japan; Lack of natural resources like food, coal and smelting steel in Japan; Importance of foreign trade in establishing industry and large army and navy in Japan; Suggestion for a full embargo by the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands against Japan; Reasons for past leniency by British and the League of Nations toward Japan; Apprehensions related to Japan's occupation of Indo-China as it brings Japan within easy striking distance of the Philippines, Singapore and the East Indies; Opportunity provided by the Nazi-Soviet war; Need for a military action by the U.S., Great Britain and the Soviet Union against Japan.


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