Category: BEIJING DISPATCH

TAIWANESE SEPARATISTS ARE SO SINO-SCREWED, ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.

JEFF J. BROWN—Starting in 1972, with the US and China now no longer mortal enemies, Uncle Sam backed off being so in-your-face with using Taiwan as a base of subversion. In any case, America was going down in flames in Southeast Asia, which was one of the reasons Nixon pulled off such an amazing diplomatic turnaround, in hopes of getting Mao to stop supplying the communist North Viet Cong with arms and intelligence.

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Mao Reconsidered, Part Two: Whose Famine?

DID YOU MISS PART 1 OF THIS PRESENTATION? CLICK HERE. GODFREE ROBERTS—There were influential people, inside China and out, who wished to discredit Mao and who took to exaggerating–and even fabricating–statistics to make a gloomy picture darker. In assembling their arguments, Mao’s critics evidence a

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