chapter  6
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THE American Government must never forget one thing, namely, that if a condition can be brought about whereby it were to lose the aid and moral support of Europe, and, at the same time, if Japan were to succeed in freeing herself from outside interference or menace-in other words, if Japan can succeed in isolating the United States politically-she will then be in a position to throw down the gauntlet to America and to let a decision at arms determine the question of the hegemony of the Far East and the Pacific.