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Chapter 4: US relations with the PRC after the Cold War
AbstractThis chapter deals with the consequences of the end of the Cold War for Sino–US relations and shows how both Washington and Beijing found it difficult to adjust their bilateral relationship to the changed dynamics of the post–Cold War world. Although they broadly shared the view that effective cooperation was still very much in their mutual interest, such cooperation appeared at times elusive, often giving way to competition and conflict. The post-Nixon consensus that viewed Sino–US economic and strategic interests as broadly convergent came increasingly under attack in both countries. In taking the Sino–US story up from to end of the Cold War to the present, this chapter, therefore, aims to provide a brief examination of a complex, often touchy and at times even quarrelsome post–Cold War relationship.
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