chapter  17
CHINA AND THE WESTERN POWERS
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LOOKING forward, at the close of the Great War, it would seem to the thoughtful observer that the greatest political problem which the Western nations have to solve outside their own boundaries is the question of how to avoid a future race conflict in the East. As the writer has already pointed out, it is one of the probabilities that have to be reckoned with that Japanese Militarism and Imperialism must sooner or later call such a race conflict into being, unless steps are taken by the Western Powers to check the current of the stream before it has become a torrent. An avalanche is a wonderful thing to witness from afar, but let us beware of being caught in one.