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LONDON- Ripple and Wave but Not the Tidal Current

December 25, 1971 been wide-ranging. Gittings has re- ported from Peking, through The Guardian (London), that according to the Chinese the principal contradiction in the world today is that between Russian social-imperialism and the revolutionary movements of the third world. This new contradiction has re- placed the earlier one between US imperialism and the awakening peoples of three continents who swayed world politics in the fifties and the sixties. If this is so, and if Japan is induced to join the Sino-American game, then the progressive role of China in South- East Asia has ended.

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