793.94/11285a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan ( Grew )

314. The New York Herald Tribune today carries an article by Fleisher, under Tokyo date line November 23, the first sentence of which reads as follows: “That Japan’s political idea is to establish a United States of Asia is the argument advanced in a pamphlet being distributed to foreign correspondents ‘with the compliments’ of Premier Prince Fumimaro Konoye.”

Please endeavor to obtain a copy of the pamphlet and forward it to Department by pouch with the Embassy’s comment thereon.