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Hsiao-ting Lin reveals that Nationalist China’s top leaders believed ingraining anticommunism into the souls of their Southeast Asian neighbors was vital to Taiwan’s international security.
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RT @historian_jang: My latest about the Gwangju Uprising, one of the most famous South Korean democratic movements in history. https://t.co…
For many years, Gwangju’s “May 18th Democratic Uprising” was a forbidden word in Korean society. https://t.co/e1R8Ma18ro
China backed Soviet disarmament proposals in exchange for technical assistance in nuclear weapons development. https://t.co/Gwki7RLgnG
During the Cultural Revolution, North Korea reportedly called Mao Zedong “an old fool who has gone out of his mind" https://t.co/IDCYk5eVk0