chapter  23
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“Collective Action” by Great Britain 1. The Critics

THE issues raised by the Sino-Japanese dispute, as we have shown, divided all the political parties, although the party struggle for power maintained a somewhat formal “Government versus Opposition” alignment in regard to the dispute at the time, and subsequently led the Labour Party to identify itself with a particular line of criticism, and to adopt a standpoint which it had not taken as a party while the dispute was on.