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Taiwan Is Thrust Into an Unwanted Spotlight

Feb 7, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
With one phone call from Taiwan, U.S. President Donald Trump kick-started a more intense U.S.-Chinese rivalry.

Taiwanese sailors salute the island's flag on the Panshih supply ship after taking part in annual drills at the Tsoying naval base in Kaohsiung on Jan. 31, 2018. Taiwanese troops staged live-fire exercises the day before on Jan. 30 to simulate fending off an attempted invasion. The island's main threat, China, has stepped up pressure on President Tsai Ing-Wen.

(MANDY CHENG/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. and Chinese posturing on Taiwan is bringing a period of calm in cross-strait relations to an end....

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