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Is modern world would dare an open car through huge crowds, as Nasser did even government had handed out weapons to thousands of to ride in after his civilians in Cairo the British The and Port Said and French in order that they might resist invasion. which deserve the Iraqui and Jordanian governments, much more description "police state" or "military dictatorship/' than Nasser's popularly supported rule, are rarely if ever abused and denounced in the American press. There is some justifica- tion to the Egyptian President's bitter remark: "They call me a dictator in America because I will not take orders from them.

To Chiang Kai-shek in 1927 it may have seemed that he had The young Nationalist movement was menaced by powerful foreign foes who could, and would, have drowned the no choice. Kuomintang Revolution in blood and fire, in the same manner as they had crushed the Taipings and the Boxers in the past, if Chiang had not compromised with them. And he could not do so unless he destroyed the Communists and their influence over the left wing of the Kuomintang. By becoming the squeezer instead of the lemon, shek saved his country for Chiang Kai- more than twenty years from becom- ing a Soviet satellite.

Happily, Britain then had a government which realized that the only policy which could destroy the Communist power in the benefit of Soviet Russia Asia was an alliance with the moderate, Western-oriented Nationalist forces. In contrast to Anthony Eden's unrealistic attempt in 1956 to crush Arab nationalism by Government in Hong Kong and force, the British 1927 overruled the "Old China hands'* in Shanghai who demanded armed intervention against the Nationalist movement. Together with the United States, Britain cut the ground from under the feet of the Communist and their allies in the left-wing of the Kuomintang by offering far-reach- ing concessions: recognition of the National Government; treaty revision; tariff autonomy; cession of Britain's Hankow conces- sion to Chinese sovereignty; and Chinese participation in the administration of the Shanghai International Settlement.

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