Nixon Then, China Now

by Minxin Pei Minxin Pei is Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College. 13.02.2012


When US President Richard Nixon began his historic trip to China 40 years ago this February 21st, he could not have imagined what his gamble would unleash. The question today is whether China can sustain its success under a one-party regime that is hostile to the liberal values that inspire and underpin globalization.
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