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The Eisenhower Administration's Fear of Empowering the Chinese
Rosemary Foot reexamines the evidence for the inflexibility in the Eisenhower administration's China policy. She concludes that a major part of the explanation came from the administration's fear that a softening of U.S. policy would empower and legitimize a regime bent on undermining Western interests.

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