The Soviet Union As An Asianpacific Power: Implications Of Gorbachev's 1986 Vladivostok Initiative, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Soviet Union As An Asianpacific Power

Implications Of Gorbachev's 1986 Vladivostok Initiative, 1st Edition

By Ramesh Thakur, Carlyle A. Thayer, G J Gill, Amin Saikal

Routledge

236 pages

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This volume provides a useful analysis of the domestic dimension of Soviet foreign policy in Asia/Pacific. It considers the implications of Gorbachev's 1986 Vladivostok Initiative on Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the South Pacific.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Goals of Vladivostok -- Power, Authority and Gorbachev's Policy Agenda -- Gorbachev's China Diplomacy -- Implications for Northeast Asia -- Implications for Southeast Asia -- Implications for South Asia -- Vladivostok and Australian Foreign Policy -- Defence Implications for Australia -- The Soviet Union in the South Pacific -- Afghanistan -- Kampuchea: Soviet Initiatives and Regional Responses -- Appendix: Text of Speech by Mikhail Gorbachev in Vladivostok, 28 July 1986

About the Authors

Ramesh Thakur, Carlyle A. Thayer

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