China, The United States, And The Anglo-japanese Alliance by Ge-zay WoodChina, The United States, And The Anglo-japanese Alliance by Ge-zay Wood

China, The United States, And The Anglo-japanese Alliance

byGe-zay Wood

Paperback | May 14, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: because the alliance is, in the first place, a military instrument, and as such it is conducive to bringing about armed conflict between Japan and the United States; and secondly, because of this possibility, both countries will be engaged in increasing their armaments; and thirdly, because in case of the outbreak of hostilities, England, if not Great Britain, including Canada, Australia, and other Dominions, would be bound by the alliance to come to the aid of Japan against the United States. Any trifling difficulty, any misunderstanding about Japanese immigration in California or about American interests in China, will create a casus belli more reasonable and perhaps more convincing for resorting to force than the violation by Germany of Belgian neutrality. The outbreak of the European War in August, 1914, saw the United States almost as unprepared to face the situation as was China, and for almost two years after the war was raging in Europe, the United States, when called upon to participate in the conflict, was still ill prepared to meet the consequences. She is not to becaught napping again, however. The lesson once learned is not likely to be forgotten again. Under the title "Japan's Amazing Naval Programme," the New York Journal of Commerce made a remarkable analysis of Japan's naval preparations after the conclusion of the European war, by comparing Japan's navy of to-day to that of Germany before the war. It may be pointed out here that Japanese navy personnel is now 76,000 men, exceeding the total of German navy in 1915. The article in question reads: "The position of the Japanese Government in regard to disarmament is somewhat equivocal. But there is nothing equivocal about the apparent desire of Japan to possess the strongest ...
Title:China, The United States, And The Anglo-japanese AllianceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217695418

ISBN - 13:9780217695411