The Smile on the Face of the Tiger Author:Douglas Hurd & Andrew Osmond The Tiger is Chiang Li-shih, a tough party-line Communist who has clawed his way to power in the Red Chinese government. His government has just delivered an ultimatum to the British to cede Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China within five days--or else. — Because of an incident in the past, Chiang is in a position to blackmail a key Briti... more »sh Minister into revealing information that will betray Britain's intention to use--or not to use--nuclear force in meeting China's threat.
But "The Tiger" finds he has seized another tiger by the tail. And as Chiang and his intended prey fight to the death for the political lives, the fate of Hong Kong hangs in the balance, and the threat of nuclear war triggers international panic East and West.« less