For forty years, the United States has based its policies and strategies in Asia and the Pacific on the assumption that our overriding interest in that region was the containment of communism and/or the Soviet bloc.
"Strategic Choices and Emerging Power Centers in the Asia-Pacific Region,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 43
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol43/iss2/7