China, the United States, and the Anglo-Japanese alliance

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byGe-zay Wood

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE UNITED STATES AND THE ANGLOJAPANESE ALLIANCE A CLOSE study of the history of the develop ment of the Anglo-Japanese alliance, such as presented in the preceding chapters, must lead inevitably to the conclusion that the interests of the United States are intimately involved. The very fact that Japan and Great Britain saw fit to attempt to exempt the United States from the operation of the alliance when they were engaged in revising and renewing it in 1911 is an unmistakable recognition by the Contracting Powers of the interests which the United States has had in the alliance. The most cordial sentiments which the Dominion statesmen have publicly expressed for America and their insistence upon American cooperation in settling the Pacific and Far Eastern problems are additional proofs of the fact that, of the disposition of the Anglo-Japanese alliance, to renew or not to renew, the United States is by no means an indifferent spectator. Officially, not a word has been said or heard that would indicate that the United States is opposed to the continuation of the alliance. Much of the opposition has found expression in the American newspapers only. There can be no doubt, however, as to where the Government of the United States stands on the question. If its views have not been expressed before, it is because they will be expressed at a convenient opportunity when they can count most. The interests of the United States in the future of the alliance grow out of the possibilities of danger which its renewal will naturally imply, and of the important and vital bearing which it will surely have upon the American-British relations in the future, upon the question of limitation of armament, and upon the American policy in the Pacific and the Far East. For almost twenty y...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE UNITED STATES AND THE ANGLOJAPANESE ALLIANCE A CLOSE study of the history of the develop ment of the Anglo-Japanese alliance, suc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217187501

ISBN - 13:9780217187503

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