3 Phase 2, 1978 to 2013: The Deng and Deng Successors Phase of Gaining Strengths Through Economic Reforms and Opening Up Without Creating Threats to Other CountriesPhase 2, 1978 to 2013: The Deng and Deng Successors Phase of Gaining Strengths Through Economic Reforms and Opening Up Without Creating Threats to Other Countries1 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with ChinaTo finish reading please click [Chapter 6: The Big Cycle of China and Its Currency2020-10-09Journal1 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China2 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China3 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China4 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China3 Phase 2, 1978 to 2013: The Deng and Deng Successors Phase of Gaining Strengths Through Economic Reforms and Opening Up Without Creating Threats to Other CountriesIn 1984 I had my first direct contact with China.  My direct contact since, along with the facts I’ve learned, has affected my perspective.  Because these interactions have been so valuable in helping me gain my perspective and would help you understand my perspective, I will refer to some of them when relevant.  At the same time, because I don’t want to be indiscreet, I won’t pass along information that I believe those who gave it to me wouldn’t like to have passed along, and I will avoid mentioning the names of any people now living. Continue reading… Index 1 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China 2 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China 3 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China 4 In 1984 I had my first direct contact with China Continue reading…