China: Overflowing Revolution

When the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution erupted inside China last year, neighboring nations were not exactly displeased. They hoped that Peking would be so busy coping at home that it would have little time or energy for troublemaking abroad. For a while that proved to be the case—but no longer. Last week Peking was quarreling with no fewer than eight of its neighbors, many of whom have been shaken in recent weeks by Maoist riots, threats and demonstrations—plus retaliatory action by their own citizens. Whether Peking consciously intended it or not, the...

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