July 28, 2014

The Death of the Great Bargain

Graeme Dobell, The National Interest


In 1972, Nixon and Mao met in Beijing to begin the Great Asia Bargain. Nixon called it the week that changed the world. The Republican and the Revolutionary ushered in a glorious period.

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TAGGED: China, Japan, Asia, Richard Nixon


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