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Relationship between China and the United States

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The relationship of the People's Republic of China (PRC) - to differentiate it from Imperial China to the China transformed by Mao Tse-Tung in 1949 - and the United States started bitterly, brought about by two diametrically opposed ideologies that each espouses: the United States, being the indefatigable monument of imperialism, and China, being the staunch ally of communist Russia. The world then was equatorially divided between imperialism in the west and communism in the east. And no one ever conceived that this demarcation would ever be radically altered.
During this period (1949-1970) both nations regarded each other as intransigent enemies. ...
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When does a foe become a friend' Can a relationship between two powerful nations historically surrounded with deep mistrust be transformed into friendship' Can two nations profoundly divided by an irreconcilable ideology, wherein victory of one means death of the other, simply put everything away and suddenly be allies' Can China, its government and its people, which pride has been deeply wounded by an arrogant nation forgive and forget' Can the United States, which since World War II has proclaimed itself the police of the world, and which since after the Cold War against communist Russia is left the world's single super power, not feel threatened by a big nation trying to rise to its great…
Author : morargregory
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