Business Insider: Top US analyst: We made 5 dangerously wrong assumptions about China

I was among the first people to provide intelligence to the White House favoring an overture to China, in 1969.
For decades, I played a sometimes prominent role in urging administrations of both parties to provide China with technological and military assistance.

I largely accepted the assumptions shared by America’s top diplomats and scholars, which were inculcated repeatedly in American strategic discussions, commentary, and media analysis.

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