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By Robert O'Neil and Major David Homer. (London, G. Allen & Unwin, 1981), 137-152. 22. A Chinese source precisely establishing this distinction could be found in: Ye Jianying, 'Developing Advanced Military Science of Chinese Proletariat'. RenminRibao (hereafter RMRB), 15 March 1979. 23. Mao Zedong, 'On Protracted War' (May 1938) in Selected Military Writings of Mao Tse-tung (hereafter SMWM) (Beijing, Foreign Language Press, 1967), 226-227. Emphasis added. 24. Ibid, 217-218. 25. Beyond the abundant literature in this respect, see Kim Yu-nan, 'China's Response to India and Vietnam: A Comparative Analysis'.
Instead of stepping aside in favour of civilians, the military used their political posts to ensure that their representatives would be appointed to leading positions in the new Party Committees, either as first secretaries (21 out of 29) or as members of provincial Party secretariats (62 per cent). China's political system thus became militarydominated, and Mao's time-honoured dictum that 'the gun shall never be allowed to command the Party' was left by the wayside in practice. If the professional values of the military had remained intact, and if the military had been reluctant to intervene in politics in the first place, why did they refuse to withdraw from the political arena?
Sino-Soviet Studies V (2), April 1981, 189-220 (in Korean with a substantial summary in English). On China's use of force in international relations, see: Kenneth E. Bauzon, 'China and the Use of Force in International Relations', Asian Thought and Society V (15), December 1980, 259-281; Davis D. Bobrow, 'Peking's Military Calculus', World Politics XVI (2), January 1964, 287-301; Angus M. Fraser, 'Use of the PLAin Foreign Affairs', PC XXIV (6), November-December 1975. 13-25; Gerald Segal, 'The PLA and Chinese Foreign Policy Decision-Making'.
Chinese Defence Policy by Gerald Segal, William T. Tow