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  • China's new revolutionaries: U.S. consumers

    Who would have thought that tainted pet food and toys would threaten to unravel the authoritarian export model of Chinese growth that the brutal Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 was partly meant to secure? China's then "paramount leader" Deng Xiaoping, who had been purged during the Cultural Revolution, could well imagine how political upheaval would derail China's stable path to prosperity. But it surely never entered his mind, nor that of his descendant comrades, that the fickle American consumer would one day become, as the students in the square wanted to be, the agent of revolutionary change in China.
  • From the archives: U.S.-China Strains Surface; Basis of Relationship Shifts

    WASHINGTON -- At the time, Republican presidential contender Ronald Reagan called it "a shabby, needless blow." His intra-party rival, George Bush, branded it "an abject American retreat." And then-Sen. John Tower (R-Tex.) termed it "unconscionable."...

    From the archives: China Orders Martial Law, Deploys Troops in Tibet

    BEIJING -- China declared martial law in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa on Tuesday as the most serious pro-independence rioting in decades entered a third day. Thousands of Chinese soldiers began taking control of the city shortly after midnight, according...

    From the archives: Gorbachev in China: The Communist Summit

    BEIJING -- Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrived in Beijing today for the first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years, ending the long and bitter conflict between the two great Communist powers. Gorbachev's four days of talks with Chinese leaders,...

    From the archives: China Vows More Democracy in Bid to Quell Protests

    BEIJING -- Communist Party General Secretary Zhao Ziyang, appealing for a halt in student protests, pledged early today that China will implement democratic reforms. "We will . . . work out concrete measures to enhance democracy and law, oppose...