A cartoon showing two Muslim figures leaning over Europe excitedly watching the Russian bear capitulate to a Japanese soldier. By L. Brunet, 1905. Colored. (Photo by: PHAS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

The Russo-Japanese War and its impact on Anti-Colonial Nationalists

Since the rise of the Japanese, the Caucasians dare not look down upon other Asiatic peoples. Thus the power of Japan not only enables the Japanese to enjoy the privileges of a first class nation, but enhances the international position of other Asiatic peoples — Sun Yat-sen