ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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RANGOON-Unrequited Overtures to China

RANGOON Unrequited Overtures to China Harish Chandola THE Burmese regime of Gen Ne Win is in an unenviable position at the moment. It is seeking reconciliation with China, after an estrangement of three years, and is eliminating the hurdles in the way, including its arms pact with the United States (it has indirectly announced that it is going to terminate its arms supply agreement with the US). The result of all this is that while it has not quite earned the trust of China (the Chinese are reported to be saying that if Gen Ne Win could sign a secret arms pact with the US once, he certainly could do it again), it has started creating suspicions in US and pro-US circles about its intentions.

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