America Facing Two Ways: Ticklish Taiwan

Fairbank, John K.
March 1975
New Republic;3/1/75, Vol. 172 Issue 9, p6
Focuses on the foreign policies of the U.S. regarding China's interest in Taiwan. Communion between U.S. President Richard Nixon and the Taiwanese leader in February 1972; Need to outgrow the past and create new relations of equality and nonintervention between the Chinese and Americans; Entry of American merchants and missionaries into China as participants in Britain's informal empire of free trade and evangelism; Political history of Taiwan which points to the fact that the Taiwanese till date has failed to be a sovereign nation.


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