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How did Larry Wu-tai Chin's leak in Oct. 1970 — of a classified document — allow China "to alter [...] volume of anti-U.S. rhetoric in the press"?

This leaked to the Chinese that Nixon wasn't the raving anti-communist, as he appeared to be. In reality, Nixon was eager and earnest in his plan to make a pact with the Chinese to break the deadlock ...
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Was the USS Panay in the Yangtze river to protect US citizens?

I note that the USS Panay is a rather famous vessel. "The USS Panay incident was a Japanese bombing attack on the U.S. Navy river gunboat Panay and three Standard Oil Company tankers on the ...
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Was the USS Panay in the Yangtze river to protect US citizens?

During the 19th century, the imperialist powers turned much of the rest of the world into colonies to support their own economic and geopolitical interests. A few countries were neither colonizers nor ...
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