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    - The Ten Lost Years meant most of China lacked basic technological expertise.
    - Shortages of scientists, doctors, engineers, architects.
    - PRC set a goal to be only 10 years behind world powers by 1985.
    - Majority of the PLA supported Hua.
    - By 1975 the military withdrew from politics to focus more on training and national defense.
    - “Spirit over weapons” due to poor equipment; military lagged behind about 15 years other powers
    - China needed capital for growth; Nixon’s friendlier relations allowed the Open Door Policy.
    - All foreign corporations needed 50% Chinese engagement to develop the national economy.
    - This led to more political fracturing between radicals and moderates.

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