Taiwan: Feeling the Backlash of Potential U.S. Support
MIN READDec 23, 2016 | 16:26 GMT
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrives at the Suao naval base in eastern Ilan county on June 4, 2016.
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After eight years of relative stability, the status of the Taiwan Strait is once again in question. The ruling Democratic Progressive Party's pro-independence policies and its search for economic autonomy, as well as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's apparent challenge of the One China policy, seem to have broken the diplomatic truce between China and Taiwan. As a result, some countries are considering breaking ties with Taiwan, wary of offending the more powerful China. On Dec. 20, Sao Tome and Principe became the first to completely jump ship. ...
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