Lin Biao -- On China's Relations with Foreign Countries - Page 2
They collude and at the same time contend with each other in an vain attempt to redivide the world. They act in co-ordination and work hand in glove in opposing China, opposing communism and opposing the people, in suppressing the national liberation movement and in launching wars of aggression. They scheme against each other and get locked in strife for raw materials, markets, dependencies, important strategic points and spheres of influence. They are both stepping up arms expansion and war preparations, each trying to realize its own ambitions.
Lenin pointed out: Imperialism means war, ". . . imperialist wars are
absolutely inevitable under such an economic system as long as private property
in the means of production exists." Lenin further pointed out: "Imperialist war
is the eve of socialist revolution." These scientific theses of Lenin's are by
no means out of date.
Chairman Mao has recently pointed out, "With regard to the question of world
war, there are but two possibilities: One is that the war will give rise to
revolution and the other is that revolution will prevent the war.
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