China should know that Hong Kong is not Macau, and neither is Taiwan
- President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders need only look at the contrast between Hong Kong and Macau to see why ‘one country, two systems’ won’t work in Taiwan
- The current, albeit ambiguous, cross-strait status quo is the best-case scenario for Beijing
Derek Grossman is a senior defence analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. He formerly served as the daily intelligence briefer to the assistant secretary of defence for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs at the Pentagon.