Each of the five leaders of the People’s Republic have their own legacy. Photo: AFP Each of the five leaders of the People’s Republic have their own legacy. Photo: AFP
Each of the five leaders of the People’s Republic have their own legacy. Photo: AFP

From Mao to now: David Shambaugh compares and contrasts China’s leaders

  • What are the similarities and differences between Xi Jinping and Mao Zedong? Was Deng Xiaoping the People’s Republic’s greatest leader?
  • Political science professor Shambaugh gives his perspective

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Each of the five leaders of the People’s Republic have their own legacy. Photo: AFP Each of the five leaders of the People’s Republic have their own legacy. Photo: AFP
Each of the five leaders of the People’s Republic have their own legacy. Photo: AFP
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