“If when I die, I am still a dictator, I will certainly go down into the oblivion of all dictators. If, on the other hand, I succeed in establishing a truly stable foundation for a democratic government, I will live forever in every home in China." ~ Former KMT President and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek/蔣中正 (1887‒1975) … Continue reading Lessons to Learn From 2016 for 2018 and the Future: Political Elections Across the Pacific Ocean
Now I know I generally do not write about politics, but as I am waiting for my copy of Jay Taylor's The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-Shek and the Struggle for Modern China to arrive in the mail next week, the topic of the political relations between Mainland China and Taiwan have recently resurfaced in my thoughts. And therefore, I'd like to discuss and take these issues a bit further in a possible upcoming column.
For now, I'd like to turn your attention to Kuomintang (國民黨) chairman Wu Po-Hsiung as he speaks of his visit with Beijing's Hu Jintao and their talks (this interview is from a year ago, but it is relevant to the times in forming compromises between China and Taiwan).
So be on the lookout for what will be my first political column.
Until then, peace! 😀
~ J Chen the Columnist