The unambiguous wording in the US security strategy about Taiwan is a clear message that there have been no changes in US policy, except that China can expect Washington’s more active engagement with Taipei. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Why Trump’s new security strategy on China and Taiwan means the gloves are off in Sino-US rivalry

Michal Thim says the new US national security strategy places relations with China outside ambiguous niceties, with the open declaration of a new era of competition. However, all-out rivalry and peace may yet coexist

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The unambiguous wording in the US security strategy about Taiwan is a clear message that there have been no changes in US policy, except that China can expect Washington’s more active engagement with Taipei. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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