An exhibition featuring President Xi Jinping in the Museum of the Communist Party of China in Beijing on June 25. Photo: Simon Song
An exhibition featuring President Xi Jinping in the Museum of the Communist Party of China in Beijing on June 25. Photo: Simon Song
Chi Wang
Opinion

Opinion

Chi Wang

Lesson from history: how Chiang Kai-shek lost China

  • In reviewing history, the Communist Party made no mention of the collapse of KMT rule in mainland China
  • But, for Beijing, the blunders and character flaws that culminated in the Nationalists’ defeat in the civil war could be more instructive than the collapse of the Soviet Union

An exhibition featuring President Xi Jinping in the Museum of the Communist Party of China in Beijing on June 25. Photo: Simon Song
An exhibition featuring President Xi Jinping in the Museum of the Communist Party of China in Beijing on June 25. Photo: Simon Song
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