Western Outposts on Chinese Mainland
China Watching From Hong Kong and Macao
Mao tse-tung'S “Great Cultural Revolution,” which at one time seemed to have brought Red China to the brink of civil war, caused such deep divisions within the Communist hierarchy, among different groups of the population, and between young and older generations that there is no telling when the country will return to anything approaching normal conditions. Nor is there any telling when new upheavals and new violence may erupt. Foreign assessment of the situation in China, difficult at best, is made all the harder by current lack of reliable or extensive information on what is actually going on there. Western knowledge of the course and significance of day-to-day developments among the 750 million mainland ...