Recently declassified CIA documents describe Deng Xiaoping as a man able to ‘infuriate the Kremlin’

From the 1960s the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was keeping an eye on Deng Xiaoping as an important Chinese leader to watch, recently declassified CIA documents reveal. Deng emerged from his humiliation during the Cultural Revolution to become China’s leader in the late 1970s, launched the reforms which have made China the world’s second largest […]