Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

Rights and wrongs of US-China dispute over the Taiwan Strait

  • China is correct that the Taiwan Strait is not ‘international waters’. And the US is right that warships and warplanes have the right to pass through
  • But for the US, exercising that right is a political decision and complicates the issue of the status of Taiwan and the one-China policy

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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