23 May 2022

Ukraine today, Taiwan tomorrow? Tensions mount between US and China over Taiwan


As the West spends billions in aid to support Ukraine’s offensive against Russia, concerns are mounting over the looming possibility of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. President Joe Biden said Monday that the United States would intervene militarily if the self-governing island came under attack by the mainland. But is Beijing ready to mount a full-scale takeover of Taiwan – and succeed?Biden’s unequivocal remark about Taiwan came at a news conference with Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida [...]