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

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HONG KONG- Turning Asia Upside Down

February 26, 1972 WHEN America's political machine coughs, it appears Asia catches a cold. The timing of President Nixon's historic China visit and even of his disclosure of the secret eight-point plan for peace in Indochina make excellent election sense at home. But the repercussions of these moves have been cataclysmic for Nixon's harried allies in Asia while it remains debatable whether the cause of peace in Asia has been advanced at all.

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