The Last Line of Defense

Every time I pick up a newspaper or magazine I am confronted with arguments for and against the Bush Administration’s policies in Iraq. I recently decided to go back and read everything I could about the Korean War, a war that most of us want to forget if we ever knew much about it in the first place. (See my book review of “The Forgotten War” in the book review section of this website for a little more information concerning our war with Russia, China and the Korean Communists from 1950-1953.) It is worth analyzing the strategic thinking of Mao Zedong in order to grasp how China’s leadership may be approaching developments in the world today.

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