Image of a J-16 fighter jet. Close to 30 Chinese PLA warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on June 15, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets. The air incursion was seen as a warning to the United States over South China Sea drills. Photo: Handout Image of a J-16 fighter jet. Close to 30 Chinese PLA warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on June 15, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets. The air incursion was seen as a warning to the United States over South China Sea drills. Photo: Handout
Image of a J-16 fighter jet. Close to 30 Chinese PLA warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on June 15, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets. The air incursion was seen as a warning to the United States over South China Sea drills. Photo: Handout
Taiwan

Letters | What China and Taiwan need for peaceful cross-strait resolution

  • Resolving cross-strait disputes through engagement must take precedence in Beijing’s Taiwan policy, as coercion is counterproductive
  • For Taiwan, given the power imbalance on multiple fronts, engagement is the most pragmatic strategy to preserve its distinctive characteristics of democratic governance and political autonomy

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Image of a J-16 fighter jet. Close to 30 Chinese PLA warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on June 15, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets. The air incursion was seen as a warning to the United States over South China Sea drills. Photo: Handout Image of a J-16 fighter jet. Close to 30 Chinese PLA warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on June 15, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets. The air incursion was seen as a warning to the United States over South China Sea drills. Photo: Handout
Image of a J-16 fighter jet. Close to 30 Chinese PLA warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on June 15, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets. The air incursion was seen as a warning to the United States over South China Sea drills. Photo: Handout
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