'The week that changed the world': How China prepared for Nixon

After a false start, the meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back on track for 12 June in Singapore. It will be one of the most important encounters between former enemies, with echoes of President Nixon's 1972 visit to China.
There are many similarities. China at the time was totally isolated from the outside world amidst the chaos of the Cultural Revolution, having had no formal relationship with the US for more than two decades. And just as Kim Jong-un has been telling the North Korean people that they need to co-exist peacefully with the US, the... read more

 
10 June 2018 in World News, Views: 158
Source: BBC
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