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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

China: UKE Washington telegram 1566 to FCO (0015Z) ("US/China") [intelligence community has no collateral of PLA in-fighting "although there is plenty of evidence that some units … have stayed aloof from the crackdown"; "CIA see no evidence that an alternative mililtary leadership is emerging", therefore wary of press speculation China on verge of civil war] [declassified 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2597 f120
Editorial comments:

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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Asia), Defence (general), Security services & intelligence