Communists: Getting to Know You

"Despise the enemy strategically." 'wrote Mao Tse-tung in his handbook for revolutionaries, "but take him seriously tactically." Last week, drawing a bead on his enemy in the Kremlin. Mao did both.

He made his tactical point by accepting Moscow's call for bilateral negotiations over the Sino-Soviet rift and inviting Nikita Khrushchev to Peking. "The Communist movement has reached a critical juncture. The time has come when differences have to be settled." declared the Red Chinese, proposing that Russia's Premier stop off in Peking on the way to Cambodia, where a state visit by Khrushchev has been discussed for some...

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