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Cambodia's relations with the United States and the People's Republic of China: |b The Cold War in Southeast Asia
The study of Cambodian foreign policy is instructive in several ways. The history of Cambodia's relations with the United States and China illustrates the many problems confronted by both the Big Powers and the small neutrals in their inter-relations. Prince Norodom Sihanouk is for the Department of State an "enfant terrible," ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt and United States policy toward Indochina during World War II
The history of the United States policy toward and involvement in what is now North and South Vietnam has been and remains a source of bitter debate. There are very few facts amicably agreed upon and even fewer volumes not the subject of someone's castigation. This is, of course, due to the strong passions the subject evokes ...
Communist China in Latin America, 1949-1960
Although Chinese Communist interest in Latin America during the 1949-1960 period was overwhelmingly political, formal political contacts were almost nonexlstanto Chinese trade relations were generally politically motlvated, but these too were very limited and with few exceptions of little significance. Chinese political ...
Comparison of the basic doctrines of lay-Buddhism with the this-wordly philosophy of Confucius and Mencius
Buddhism and Confucianism are the two torches of Eastern civilization. Both of these religious are vital forces aiming at the development of benevolence, wisdom and guidance to a life of peace, happiness and. order. For more than two thousand years, although dynasties rose and fell and events of history passed by, the teachings ...
The reformation of the Russian Orthodox Church
In 1905-06, at a time when Russian society was undergoing a radical transformation, the Russian Orthodox Churchattempted its own reformation. The attempt failed, but the undertaking had significance nonetheless. It was the first time since Peter the Great's own "reformation" of the church that the Russian church was permitted ...