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The Middle East in China's Foreign Policy, 1949-1977

The Middle East in China's Foreign Policy, 1949-1977

By Yitzhak Shichor

Cambridge University Press, 1979, 268 pp.

One of the first comprehensive accounts of China's policy in the Middle East. It documents the shift in the 1970s away from support of "liberation movements" to support of opposition to Soviet expansion.