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Reference FCO 7/1816
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title United States foreign policy in East Asia (1970)
Description Secretary of State William P. Rogers before the House of Foreign Affairs Committee declares US Foreign policy in East Asia, Europe and Africa. A just peace in Vietnam, troop withdrawal of 150,000 from South Vietnam and attack communists in Cambodia. Vietnamization will not be abandoned and ground combat will be turned over to the South Vietnamese by 1971. US plan to improve relations between China and the Soviet Union rather than exploit them. Bombing of Cambodia has not damaged SALT. Support of NATO initiative to reduce forces in Europe. Economic assistance to Africa, arms embargoes to South Africa and Portugal, removal of consulate from Southern Rhodesia and refusal to recognize Smith regime.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region East Asia
Countries United States
Places Africa; Asia; Australia; Cambodia; China; East of Suez; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; Hanoi; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Middle East; New Zealand; Poland; Rhodesia; South Africa; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Green, Marshall; Mao Zedong; Rogers, William P; Thanat; Thant, U
Topics Aid; Arms; Communist; Conference on European Security (CES); Congress; Defence; Department of State; East-West relations; European Security; foreign policy; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Trade; troops; United Nations National Security Council; Vietnamization; Warsaw Pact; withdrawal
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