Courtesy Reuters

THE present basic strategy of the United Nations appears to have two chief goals. It aims to contain Japan -- that is, to hold her in check so that she cannot overwhelm the Chinese or launch an offensive against Russia, India or Australia, meanwhile preventing her from recouping her dwindling economic strength by drawing on the resources of territories she has occupied. And it aims, while doing this with the minimum force required, to concentrate all remaining forces for the destruction of the armed power of Germany. This strategy is dictated by the fact that by far the largest single

This article is part of our premium archives.

To continue reading and get full access to our entire archive, you must subscribe.