Archive (US Dept of Defense)

China: Joint Staff telegram ("Chinese riot control police units") [PLA used to suppress uprising because authorities lacked riot control units; "brute force … ended in the massacre of many Chinese demonstrators"] [declassified ?2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: National Security Archive posting (3 Jun 2014)
Editorial comments: 1212.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Defence (general), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (USA), Security services & intelligence