The threat worked, he added, and made Moscow think twice, while forcing the two countries to regulate their border dispute at the negotiating table.
On 15 October 1969, he quotes Soviet premier Alexei Kosygin as telling Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev that Washington has drawn up "detailed plans" for a nuclear war against the USSR if it attacked China."[The United States] has clearly indicated that China's interests are closely related to theirs and they have mapped out detailed plans for nuclear war against us," Kosygin is said to have told Brezhnev.
In 2008, the University launched the University of Oxford China Centre, the largest centre of its kind outside of North America.
Work began in October 2012 on the Dickson Poon China Centre Building at St Hugh’s College, a new and dedicated building for China-related study.
Mainstream portfolio construction was focused primarily on asset allocation.
"Today we have around 12,000 Chinese students studying at our campuses in Sydney, and more than 200 academic staff studying China directly or collaborating with Chinese researchers.
However, despite the closeness of our relationship, the University of Sydney has never had a physical address in China – until now.
Oxford University Press in China was first established in the early 20th century, but was re-established in 1961 in Hong Kong after the two World Wars.
It now operates in four other offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Macao and serves millions of English language learners and readers in the country.