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Nixon Was Right to Gamble on China

President Richard Nixon with Chairman Mao Zedong in 1972. Courtesy of White House Photo Office Collection

Looking back at Richard Nixon's historic decision to meet with Mao Zedong 50 years ago, it was the right strategic move for the US at the time.

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Minxin Pei

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