Accession Number : ADA324862

Title :   Tacit Acceptance and Watchful Eyes: Beijing's Views about the U.S.-ROK Alliance.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Wang, Fei-Ling

PDF Url : ADA324862

Report Date : 24 JAN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The author examines China's perception of the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK). He believes continued acceptance of the status quo is not guaranteed and that developments in the Sino-American relationship and the course of reunification of the Korean Peninsula will affect attitudes in the future. The author discusses China's general post-Cold War security policy and apparent quiet acceptance of the ROK alliance as a part of the favorable status quo in Northeast Asia. Beijing also displays a changed attitude towards the United States' political and military presence in Northeast Asia. The future of the political division on the Korean Peninsula is of key importance to China's perception of the U.S.-ROK alliance.

Descriptors :   *KOREA, *PERCEPTION, *INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, *CHINA, FOREIGN POLICY, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), JAPAN, ACCEPTABILITY, SOUTH KOREA, NORTHEAST ASIA, PENINSULAS.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE