Taiwan's Offshore Islands: Pathway or Barrier?

Taiwan's Offshore Islands: Pathway or Barrier?
Title:
Taiwan's Offshore Islands: Pathway or Barrier?
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9781935352693
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Table of Contents

Foreword v

Acknowledgments vii

Naval Terms and Acronyms ix

CHAPTER ONE The Two Chinas and the Battle for Control of Offshore Islands 1

CHAPTER TWO President Harry S. Truman’s Decision to Protect Taiwan 19

CHAPTER THREE The First Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954–1955 37

CHAPTER FOUR The Growing Militarization of the Offshore Islands 59

CHAPTER FIVE The Second Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1958 77

CHAPTER SIX The Possibility of the Use of Atomic Weapons 95

CHAPTER SEVEN Using Taiwan to Undermine the Sino-Soviet Alliance 105

Conclusion: The Offshore Islands’ Strategic Significance during the Cold War 117

Selected Bibliography 127

About the Author 131

Index 133

The Newport Papers 1

Audience

Military and Federal Governmental officials engaged inhistoric or present day study and analysis of the Pacific Rim with particual focus on Taiwan and China relations. Professors, instructors, and students of international relations, Chinese and Pacific Rim issues and the role of U.S. diplomacy relative to the unique issues and conditions presently in force.

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Publisher:
Defense Dept., Navy, Naval War College
Author:
  • Ellerman, Bruce A.
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  • Newport Paper 44
  • Taiwan
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Record Creation Date:
03/08/2019
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