pie eiml againsl the resl ol the world.
They entered thc war in Korea in defiance of the United Nations and they
have repeatedly violated the truce in
Korea. In addition, they have held the
United States in abject contempt, ar-
rested anil tried I .S. military personnel
against every article of war and they
have repeatedly violated the peace of
the world in lhe straits of Formosa.
Indochina, and in Korea. We- simply
cannol eiffe.rd to recognize pirate's.
thieves, anil bandits simply because
these people ein- temporarily in control
of em area.
9. In connection with that, General, some
politician or State Department official suggested that there be "two Chinas." Is such
a thing possible?
\. Ii would he just as reasonable
le, have two I nited Slales. Curiousl)
enough, the same people who arc sponsoring ihis femleisli. Mil c-in-W iinele-r-
land idea, also -p.nisi,nal iee,1 ( nited
Sleile-s some ninety-five ve-ars ago. I
refer, of course, lo the liritish who even
lhat feir back supported lhe Confederates against the- I Inited Slate's, hoping lo
play one side eluelilisl lhe oilier with the
same object always in mind, their own
profit, li is absurd I" think of "two
Chinas." Neither the Reds nor the Nationalists would 'Mr permit such a
thing. People who talk of such a thing
are- talking in a fantastic manner. Thej
are not dealing wilh communism nor
arc they dealing v, ith reality.
9. General, can the United States afford
to allow the Communists to make any more
advances? I refer to the Orient as well as
the European area.
\. Jim. ever) \-i.iiie- from I'eeki-iem
to Japan, from Manila to New Zealand
is watching our presenl action in the
Kinmen-Matsu operation. I hey are
waiting to see whether we "ill fight for
thai which we have preached for so
long Freedom eunl justice. Kinmen and
Matsu are our lasl chance in all \sia.
Thej arc the final test. If we permil
them in be lost, we will lose the faith of
every \siem citizen who will choose the
-iele mosl likl'lv lei will, nellllclv the
Communists. You cannol blame them.
The Nationalisl Chinese will he left 1..
nil on Teiiuem with their leisi chance to
regain lhe mainland gone. Their only
real ambition thai of regaining the
mainland will he lost, destroyed. Kinmen .mil Matsu an' their lasl assembl)
points, their last bridges lei home. We
cannol Iel them down.
CHENNAULT ASKS A QUESTION
Suppose, Jim. thai we go In war
againsl Russia. We will need the Nationalist Chinese in ei very desperate
manner. If lln- lie-els luelel Kinmen eiml
Matsu, do you think the Nationalists
would he in einv way effective tei our
-iel./ You know they won't. The)
couldn't even go lo weir if they wanted
to—which they probabl) wouldn't by
thai time. Moreover, have you already
forgotten lhe statement made hy Mem
le, lhe Kllssienis lee the effect lhal he
would place "every resource al his dis-
pei-eil to the use of the- Russians,
"Chinas elder brother?" "Ion know, id
course, thai the only two Chinese resources, ei- even Mao said, are- men and
food. Chinee i~ presentl) the ke) lei Ifus-
-iei s food problem. Eventually, lhe Russians hope In utilize eill \siei as their
food basket. I can envision five to
ten million Chinese troops fighting in
Europe. \s \,eu know, the) hem- ee
treaty with lhe liussians which states
jusl such an eventualit) ami their rail
setup will si,,,,, enable them to keep
9. General Chennault, we have often discussed the Japanese pattern of Asian con-
with the fined objective, an attack on
lhe Americas. The Japs hied llii- anil
made one' mistake they tried lo eon-
queT China b) Force eif arms. This could
possibly he the Heels' undoing.
9. General Chennault, what is the present
status of Indochina? Can it be saved from
its present chaotic condition?
\. I regard Indochina as already
lost. The religious sects are being used
h\ the (iommunists In destro) the \ id
Namese. The coining 1956 plebiscite
will assuredl) go In the lie-els emd. if
hy ei fluke', they don'l the Communists
will aiieick militarily. It is reported
that they already have aircraft.
9- V, hat is the next Communist objective
in Asia, General Chennault?
A. There arc several. The' infiltration
Chung San Road of Taipeh during "Double Ten" (China's Independence Day) celebration.
quest, the Greater-Co-East Asia Prosperity
sphere. As regards a line of march, do you
feel that the Communist advance is following the same pattern with Australia as the
final Asian objective?
V ^ is. I do. But, \nu musl remember two things. The Chinese Communists eire much cleverer than lhe Japs.
\|sn. Australia, lhe capital nf the
Pacific Ocean Sea. is not their final
Pacific objective. Thai objective, like-
lhat of lhe Japanese, is the western
shores nl the \merican hemisphere.
Finally, in the' case nf eill (lommunists,
il is we,rlel conquest. The Asian area is
only one pari nf the great war which
wi' ein- presently fighting. The Chinese
Reds, however, intend in make lhe' Pacific a Communisl lake-. Do you remember hearing aboul the Baron Tanaka
plan? Baron Tanaka wrote in 1905 thai
several things we-ii' required nf the
Japanese in order for them In rule' the
Pacific. First, he said, was lln- conquest
nf Manchuria. Then, the conquesl nf
China proper. \11. 1 that, lhe march
through southeast \-ia eunl the Pen ill.
"f lhe Thailand, lhe Mala) States, eunl
Burma are' merel) some nf them. There
is no sei Ileal timetable hui their objectives ein- w,'ll fixed. Neutralization nl
Borneo em.I the Philippines eunl Japan
are included. Inileene-siei is a hist proposition eunl may go In ihe Communists any
da). I leu. eis Mm saiel a lew moment!
.1311. the Australians would hi' In danger
as in the Japanese advance. Indonesia
is ei key In southeast \siei em.I a dagger
in the hieni ,,l Australia and V"
Guinea. However, if ii leikes eis long as
ten years to take Australia, the Communists will be satisfied. The) are in no
nal hurry. They never me.
9- What is India's position?
\. Jellyfish, strict!) jellyfish. Moreover, the) actuall) hope to w in mil b)
being jellyfish even ll gh the) ■'"
even now being threatened b) the Red"
up north near Tibel eiml even though
Nehru knows as well eis you do thai tn*
Communists are' sowing tin' seeds uf bi*
internal destruction. Externally, lmli>'
will be taken frnm Tibet eiml Burma.
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