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

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KUALA LUMPUR-Chinese Checkers

KUALA LUMPUR Chinese Checkers Mohan Ram THERE is a great deal of logic to the visible convergence of super power in - terests in South-East Asia. The Nixon doctrine and subsequent policy pronouncements imply that much as the United Stales is for a military disengagement in Vietnam, it is by no means willing to abandon the South-East Asian region and is set on ensuring its presence there is some form or other. Also the United States would rather like a Sino-Soviet confrontation in the region so that it could play a balancing role. But not very surprisingly on its part, the Soviet Union would hate to see the United States abandon the region. A delicate triangle involving China, so as to avoid a direct confrontation, would be to Soviet advantage.

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