East Asia 1917
Yuan Shikai's successor, Duan Qirui, failed to retake the south or rein in the growing power of rival factions ...
East Asia 1920
Since 1917, Duan Qirui and his Anhui clique had dominated the Chinese government. However Duan's dependence on Japan had ...
Southern Asia 1920
At the end of World War I, Syria had been divided between the French on the coast and the Arabs ...
Battle of Warsaw
In the west, the Soviets had beaten back a Polish invasion of the Ukraine and reached the gates of Warsaw ...
East Asia 1922
The Washington Treaties were welcomed by reformists in Japan who saw danger both in a policy of continuous intervention in ...
East Asia 1924
By 1924, the Zhili clique seemed poised to reunify China under its rule. However it was not to be. In ...
East Asia 1927
Northern Expedition Begins
While the warlords fought over northern China, the Kuomintang had been building up its strength in the south under its ...