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Old 12-08-08, 09:40 AM   #1
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"We lost China"

Who said this? It was some US government official after the communist revolution in China, but I'm uncertain as to which one. It's sort of well known, as it was mentioned in a textbook I own from last year, but left at home.
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We lost Anchorage Alaska to China...

Taking it back without Liberty Prime resulted in a costly victory.

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I think he means in real life.
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Sorry, too much Fallout 3...
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Are you thinking of Dean Acheson?
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A bit of googling attributes it to many members of government at the time, more as if it was an agreed upon thought than a direct specific quote attributable to one person.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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McCarthy?

Acheson?

Perhaps one of them blaming the other?
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George Marhsall, perhaps?
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That's it. Thanks.
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