In the fall of 1975 Michael Pillsbury, an analyst with the Rand Corporation, authored an article in Foreign Affairs that examined the feasibility and advisability of initiating US military assistance and arms sales to the People's Republic of China ( PRC) .1 This article produced a plethora of scholarly debate and, as could be expected, a strong and negative reaction from the Soviet Union. 2
Finlayson, Andrew R.
"US Arms for China-- A New Look,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 39
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol39/iss1/6