Double-Edged Sword

Double-Edged Sword

by Appu K. Soman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275966232
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Series: Praeger Studies in Diplomacy and Strategic Thought Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

APPU K. SOMAN is currently affiliated with the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies./e In addition to the history of American foreign relations, his research interests are international security, nuclear history, and arms control affairs.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Setting the Stage

The Limits of Nuclear Coercion: Nuclear Diplomacy in the Korean War

A "Rash and Quixotic Policy:" The Taiwan Straits Crisis of 1954-1955

"Who's Daddy" in the Taiwan Strait? The Offshore Islands Crisis of 1958

Conclusions

Bibliography

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