Washington Law Review


The fall of China to communist forces has brought many otherwise complacent people to the realization that the enemies of democracy are outnumbering its friends in Asia. This is not a new phenomenon. Facts and frankness require us to recognize that neither in the past nor present has Western democracy demonstrated the capacity to take root and grow in Asia. But the fact that the present trend is not only undemocratic but actively directed against our nation has kindled a new desire to understand the reasons for the difficulties of democracy in the Far East.

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