Pres. Roosevelt: I hope you have good news to me
Sec. Hull: Not exactly, the IJN blocked the Phillipines, but no landing attempt was made. Our aircraft were able to sink a Japanese destroyer, but our losses are heavy too, some surviving planes were moved to China.
Pres. Roosevelt: What about Hawaii?
Sec. Hull: The sea route to Hawaii is fully opened, more 5 japanese subs were sunk in the last days, but we also lost a submarine and a destroyer
Pres. Roosevelt: Do you hava data on fuel shortages for Japan?
Sec. Hull: Our intel told us that fuel for civilian use is already retioned in Japan and their Navy cannot sustain this pace for two more months
Pres. Roosevelt: The intel might be wrong of course, the Japanese seem to be creating confusion among the poor guys with lots of false messages
Sec. Hull: The last one was about an invasion on Alaska, I really want them to invade Alaska, there isnīt a single production point there, and the attempt to supply a garrison there will cost them some transport ships, we actually should invite them to Alaska...
Pres, Roosevelt: Our Canadian friends wouldnīt welcome such an event...
Sec. Hull: Iīm not sure if they are exactly our friends, but having a few Japanese at their borders would surely give them second thoughts....
Pres. Roosevelt: What about China?
Sec. Hull: The Japanese advance has stalled, and they got a bloody nose this turn.
Pres. Roosevelt: As Robb Stark says, bloody noses donīt win wars
Sec. Hull: Who is Robb Stark??????