9780765600530

The Sino-American Alliance: Nationalist China and American Cold War Strategy in Asia: Nationalist China and American Cold War Strategy in Asia

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765600530

  • ISBN10:

    0765600536

  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1999-03-31
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This study, based on Chinese and American archival sources, provides the first detailed analysis of the role the alliance with Nationalist China played in U.S. strategy to contain, first the Sino-Soviet alliance, and then China during the 1950s and 1960s.

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
ix
Abbreviations xi
Introduction
1(10)
Contradictory Policies: Encouraging Chinese Titoism and Consolidating the Offshore Perimeter
11(24)
Nationalist China and the Korean War
35(17)
Formation of the U.S.-Nationalist Alliance
52(21)
Containment Versus Liberation
73(20)
Covert Operations Against the Mainland
93(19)
The Offshore Islands
112(36)
The Burma Campaign: Operation Paper and Its Aftermath
148(19)
The Tibetan Operation: Joint Support for the Tibetan Resistance
167(19)
Joint Intelligence Operations Against the Mainland
186(15)
Taiwan and the Vietnam War
201(17)
Nationalist China and the Containment of PRC Influence
218(12)
U.S. Policy and the Taiwan Model
230(18)
The 1971 Debacle at the United Nations
248(16)
The Alliance and U.S.-PRC Rapprochement
264(19)
Conclusions
283(16)
Index 299

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