Left of Moscow, Right of Peking
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A brief history of the Vietnamese Workers' Party provides the basis for this analysis of the political undercurrents within North Vietnam and its position in regard to the Soviet Union, China, and the NLF. After American bombing forced the Soviet Union to increase its support, the North Vietnamese have proven able to exploit the war to improve their position with the Soviet Union, to steer clear of untoward Chinese influence, to maintain friendship with other Communist parties, and to maintain the spirit of struggle and high morale of Party cadres and workers. This paper is a revised and expanded version of the essay "North Vietnam: A Qualified Pro-Chinese Position," which appeared in R. A. Scalapino (ed.), [The] [Communist Revolution in Asia: Tactics,] [Goals, and Achievements], 57 pp. Bibliog.
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