Cover: Dynamics of the Moscow-Peking Axis.

Dynamics of the Moscow-Peking Axis.

Published 1958

by Allen Seuss Whiting

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An examination of the developments in the alliance between the Soviet Union and Communist China. The paper discusses (1) the dependence of Peking upon Moscow during the Stalin period; (2) the increased leverage during the post-Stalin era when Peking intervened in Bloc affairs in 1956; and (3) the abandonment of this formula in November 1957, with a shift by Mao Tse-tung to a harsher line both on Bloc affairs and toward the noncommunist world. The change in Peking policy from 1956 to 1957 may have resulted from a reappraisal of Soviet strength, consequent from ICBM and artificial satellite developments in the latter half of 1957. 29 pp.

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