Cold War Frontiers in the Asia-Pacific: Divided Territories by Kimie Hara

By Kimie Hara

After international battle II, many nearby conflicts emerged within the Asia-Pacific, corresponding to the divided Korean peninsula, the Cross-Taiwan Strait, the ‘Northern Territories’, (Southern Kuriles) Takeshima (Dokdo), Senkaku (Diaoyu) and the Spratly (Nansha) islands difficulties. those and different disputes, similar to the Okinawa challenge in terms of the united states army presence within the sector, all proportion an incredible universal beginning within the post-war disposition of Japan, fairly the 1951 Peace Treaty. Signed by way of forty-nine international locations in San Francisco, this multilateral treaty considerably formed the post-war overseas order within the quarter, and with its linked protection preparations, laid the root for the neighborhood chilly struggle constitution, the "San Francisco System."

This publication examines the heritage and modern implications of the "San Francisco System," with specific specialize in its frontier difficulties. Drawing on wide archival examine and in-depth research, Kimie Hara uncovers key hyperlinks among the local difficulties within the Asia-Pacific and their underlying organization with Japan, and explores the clues for his or her destiny answer in the multilateral context within which they originated. Cold struggle Frontiers within the Asia-Pacific will attract scholars and students attracted to diplomacy of the Asia-Pacific zone, diplomatic background and eastern diplomacy.

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23 T-Documents, CAC-Documents, SWNCC and MacArthur Line Early Drafts of the Peace Treaty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 March 1947 Draft, August 1947 Draft, January 1948 Draft Reopening of Peace Treaty Preparation and Sebald’s Commentary . . . 29 October 1949 Draft, November 1949 Draft Sebald’s Commentary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 December 1949 Draft Dulles and Peace Treaty Drafts . . . . . . . . . . . . .

19 General Order No. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 The Moscow Foreign Ministers’ Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Establishment of Two Korean Governments . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 The Korean War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Toward the “Unresolved Problems”: Korea and Takeshima/ Tokdo Disposition in the Japanese Peace Treaty . . .

23 In order to solve problems, it is important to understand how they, in these cases “unresolved problems,” were created. It seems worthwhile to remember their common origin in the “San Francisco System,” and to reexamine them together in a multilateral context. Introduction 13 THE SAN FRANCISCO PEACE TREATY OF 1951 CHAPTER II Territory Article 2 (a) Japan, recognizing the independence of Korea, renounces all right, title and claim to Korea, including the islands of Quelpart, Port Hamilton and Dagelet.

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