maybe china and pakistan invade afghanistan causing china to get bogged down To add flavor to the mix, the Soviets also send boots on the ground causing a proxy war that drains the resources of both powers.
So Lee-Tung Hui is still going to be a player, interesting. What about those Prominent CCP officials in 80s, like Zao Zhi-Yang or Li Peng?
Correct. So far, two CCP officials (not counting KMT officials who switched sides after 1946 but before 1949) have been mentioned in this TL that are not either dead or living in exile in Mongolia, Jiang Zemin and Ba Zhongtan.They joined the CCP prior to the POD, so they'd be dead or in exile ITTL.
Well, it didn't go too well in 1977.I am still hoping for that chinese special military operation in Afghanistan
It's currently more developed, but the rest of Xinjiang will catch up soon.The anti corruption program is important, ill give him that. I wonder what would happen if he would rule for another eight years
Also, is East Turkistan more developed then the rest of Xinjiang?