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What could be the agenda? ' The dominant consideration would be the health of Soviet-American relations. 32 It is hard to disagree with this conclusion. However, in view of the arms race between the superpowers in East Asia, the increase of incidents, and the need to contribute to a reduction of distrust, one cannot just sit back and wait for a global amelioration of Soviet-American relations which might result in an arms control agreement (which may not even concern East Asia). East Asia cannot allow itself many more years ofliving dangerously.
The dominant consideration would be the health of Soviet-American relations. 32 It is hard to disagree with this conclusion. However, in view of the arms race between the superpowers in East Asia, the increase of incidents, and the need to contribute to a reduction of distrust, one cannot just sit back and wait for a global amelioration of Soviet-American relations which might result in an arms control agreement (which may not even concern East Asia). East Asia cannot allow itself many more years ofliving dangerously.
For Soviet comments on Misawa see FBIS-Sov 8511 Apr. 1985, 12Apr. 1985, 15 Apr. 1985, 12Aug. 1985 and 30 Aug. 1985. 4. Daily Yomiuri, 3 Nov. 1985. 5. g. Robert G. Sutter, 'Realities of International Power and China's "Independence" in Foreign Affairs, 1981-1984' in Journal of Northeast Asian Studies, vol. III, no. 4, pp. 3-28. 6. Far Eastern Economic Review, 22 Aug. 1985, p. 45. 7. Kenneth G. -Feb. 1985, pp. 37-52. 8. SWB FE/8H1/i, 18 Nov. 1985. 9. International Herald Tribune, 30 July 1985. 10.