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A fundamental unit of peace

JAMA, 27 January 1984, Vol.251(4), pp.512 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    A fundamental unit of peace
  • Author: Dimond, E G
  • Found In: JAMA, 27 January 1984, Vol.251(4), pp.512 [Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Subjects: International Cooperation
  • Language: English
  • Description:

    The article by Steven Fox in this issue of The Journal (p 490) is one more useful view of the largest social experiment of our time—China—as it again seeks its prime position among nations. From the first openings for American observers in 1971 down to the present, the two nations have had an obvious affinity, an affinity that painfully and dangerously we have not been able to find with the other major communist power. Why we have a separated, hostile relationship with the society that shares our own Caucasian, Greco-Roman origins, but a societal romance with an extremely different oriental system, is not a question of idle curiosity—but perhaps the ultimate challenge of our times. Why has The Journal, from January of 1972 continuing through this week, been able to present a sequence of information about medical affairs in China and almost no similar reports on Russian institutions? Why have


  • Identifier: ISSN: 0098-7484 ; PMID: 6690822 Version:1

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