Cover: Comparative communist foreign policy, 1965-1976

Comparative communist foreign policy, 1965-1976

Published 1977

by Jeffrey D. Simon

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The U.S. policy of detente with the USSR and the People's Republic of China has involved a series of actions and reactions shaping the way in which these three states interact. This, in turn, has inevitably affected their relationships with other communist states. This study broadly covers the period 1965-1976, examining several types of economic and political relationships of the ruling communist parties for changes that might signal a new approach to communist foreign policy.

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