Amiable but not Congenial

Kondracke, Morton
April 1979
New Republic;4/28/79, Vol. 180 Issue 17, p13
Explains that the People's Republic of China remains a closed socialist society in spite of the Chinese government's efforts to win the confidence, sympathy, and support of Americans visiting the country. Sino-American friendship as a tactical relationship; Alignment of interests that may not hold together; Modernization drive that includes pursuit of Western money and expertise; Economics and politics as topics of official exhortation; Admission that China's agriculture, industry, technology and military all lag far behind the West.


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