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China: Intelligence telegram ("Internal friction among top political leaders in China") [Li Peng on Zhao Ziyang: "I don't see how a person who is always playing golf can know anything"] [declassified ?2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: National Security Archive posting (3 Jun 2014)
Editorial comments: 0104. The sender and recipient of this telegram are both obscure, but it is a fair guess it originated in the machinery of US intelligence and ended up there. In physical layout it resembles telegrams sent by the Joint Staff at the Pentagon. and the words "Department of Defense" appear withn it, hence the source attribution.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (general), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (USA), Security services