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"U.S. Imperialism is a Paper Tiger"

Study Questions

1. How does Mao’s claim that “the big and strong cannot win, it is always the small and weak who win out” a reflection of his dialectical approach? How do we see dialectics appear throughout the course of this piece?

2. According to Mao, “strategically, we must utterly despise US imperialism. Tactically, we must take it seriously.” Elaborate on the meaning of this statement. How can we keep it in mind as we develop our own revolutionary tactics?

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