23 May 2022

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

http://www.france24.com

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 [...]