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Divided Allies: Strategic Cooperation against the Communist Threat in the Asia-Pacific during the Early Cold War

Thomas K Robb and David James Gill

Abstract

By directly challenging existing accounts of post-World War II relations among the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, this book is a significant contribution to transnational and diplomatic history. At its heart, the book examines why strategic cooperation among these closely allied Western powers in the Asia-Pacific region was limited during the early Cold War. The book probes the difficulties of security cooperation as the leadership of these four states balanced intramural competition with the need to develop a common strategy against the Soviet Union ... More

Keywords: post-World War II, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, allies, strategic cooperation, allied Western powers, security cooperation, Asia-Pacific

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501741845
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501741845.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas K Robb, author
Oxford Brookes University

David James Gill, author