By Joseph A Gagliano
Conventional knowledge holds that the President enjoys the preponderance of international coverage energy, even if Congress has prompted China policymaking greater than is usually famous. The legislature has tested constant pursuits within the realm of China coverage, and it has normally pursued these pursuits via law-making.
During the post-Cold warfare interval specifically, the Sino-U.S. courting has advanced in a appreciably altering foreign surroundings, marked through an influence transition inherent in China's upward push. the advance of reputable kin among Washington and Beijing in the course of the chilly battle happened within the shadow of an assertive Soviet energy, whilst the us and China have been capable of finding universal geopolitical flooring in opposing Soviet growth whereas overlooking longstanding political disagreements. The dissolution of the Soviet empire, besides the fact that, positioned the U.S. and China on a brand new geostrategic footing. Political disagreements have been now not exempted in mild of a counter-Soviet procedure, and the relief in predicament for the Soviet danger allowed policymakers in Washington to extra aggressively pursue exchange pursuits that conflicted with these of China. Given this foreign context, this ebook goals to parent how Congress reconciled competing Sino-U.S. pursuits in a post-Cold struggle period, whilst exterior threats not dictated an obvious hierarchy that favorite China over the Soviet Union.
This paintings can be of curiosity to scholars and students people international coverage, China experiences and diplomacy in general.
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Congressional Policymaking in Sino-U.S. Relations during the Post-Cold War Era (Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy) by Joseph A Gagliano