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Unformatted text preview: President Nixon had visited both Beijing and Moscow; when he visited Beijing they tried to create goals for what the two Nations would like to accomplish together. In 1969, there was a border dispute between China and the Soviet Union came close to a full fledged war. This gave President Nixon the chance to start his “China Game,” by moving toward the Chinese to increase his leverage against the Russians and visa versa. NIXON'S POLITICS 3 References Foreign Affairs, February 21-281972. (2011). Nixons Travels-China. Retrieved from http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1877.html Global Security. (2011). Military_Cold War. Retrieved from http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/cold_war.htm Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (March 2011). Richard Nixon. Retrieved from http://en.wikepia.org/wiki/Richard_Nixon...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ETH 125 125 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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