Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Taiwan

As US chips away at its one-China policy, fears grow for Taiwan’s uneasy peace

  • Calls in Washington to jettison ‘strategic ambiguity’ – under which the US does not commit to defend Taiwan if China attacks – in favour of ‘strategic clarity’
  • Instability, distrust and miscommunication is a classic ‘security dilemma’, where each side sees its motives as pure and its adversaries’ as the opposite

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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