Margaret Thatcher

Jonathan Mirsky: Lady Thatcher and Me

After unexpectedly being invited to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday, journalist and historian Jonathan Mirsky recalled the four encounters that comprised his “little history” with the former prime...

China Remembers Margaret Thatcher

The Chinese government expressed condolences this week for the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday. Thatcher, said Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Hong Lei, “was a prominent stateswoman...

China Plotted Hong Kong Invasion – Michael Sheridan

From today’s The AustralianÔºö China seriously considered invading Hong Kong in the middle of talks with Margaret Thatcher in 1982, a former top Chinese official has disclosed. The Chinese were ready to resort to “requisition by force” if the negotiations had set off unrest in the colony, said Lu Ping, who later headed negotiations with […]

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