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Untying the knot : making peace in the Taiwan Strait

Author: Richard C Bush
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A comprehensive analysis of the paradoxical relationship between Taiwan and China, characterized by social and economic interaction and political and military tensions, and the diplomatic diffidence of the United States in the face of its high strategic stakes"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bush, Richard C., 1947-
Untying the knot.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005012008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Bush
ISBN: 0815797818 9780815797814 1280813253 9781280813252 9786610813254 6610813256
OCLC Number: 61366551
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 416 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Getting to the present --
Economic cooperation, political deadlock --
The sovereignty issue --
The security issue --
Domestic politics and cross-strait relations --
Decisionmaking systems --
The leverage game --
The U.S. factor --
Muting pressures, reconciling differences --
If a settlement is not possible? --
Choices ahead.
Other Titles: Making peace in the Taiwan Strait
Responsibility: Richard C. Bush.
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