The Nation: Tit for Tat: Two Prophecies

Mao Tse-tung and Richard Nixon have committed themselves to paper on the subject of how to conduct a relationship between old adversaries. Chairman Mao's writings are the bigger seller, but Nixon's Six Crises has its historical value. Two examples:

NIXON [1960, on Red China's admission to the U.N.]: In expressing my strong opposition, I pointed out that the issue wasn't whether Red China had one vote in the Assembly or even the veto power. What was really at stake was that admitting Red China to the United Nations would be a mockery of the provision of the charter which limits its membership...

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