Declassified files: Bush and Thatcher agreed that ‘strategic interests’ over-ruled Tiananmen sympathies

Recently released records of a meeting between former US president George Bush and UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher in 1989 show that both agreed on the importance of protecting strategic interests by avoiding involvement in the Tiananmen protests. Bush was in London on June 1, 1989 as part of an official visit, just days before the […]