One day Deng Xiaoping decided to take one of his grandsons to visit Mao Tse-tung. "Call me Granduncle," Mao offered warmly. "Oh, I certainly couldn't do that, Chairman Mao," the awe-struck child replied.
Forty years ago, an event occurred that few Americans know anything about. What happened Dec. 18, 1978, nonetheless would prove as geopolitically significant for the 21st century as the fall of the Berlin
Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised that the country will "never seek hegemony" even as it approaches the center of the world stage. Xi gave a speech Tuesday to mark the country's 40 years of reform
China's President Xi Jinping speaks during a meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 7, 2018. Fred Dufour/Pool via