80 years later: can China, Japan overcome Nanking Massacre’s legacy?

Published: 10/12/2017
80 years later: can China, Japan overcome Nanking Massacre’s legacy?
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

RECENTLY I was in Nanjing. I had hoped to visit the massive memorial that commemorates the terrible events of December 1937, when Japanese troops entered the city, what was then the capital of China under the Nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek. I discovered that the building was closed in preparation for a major visit and speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping next week, marking the 80th an

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