President Xi Jinping poses with soldiers on a navy ship last year as China continued its military exercises in the Taiwan Strait. Photo: AP

China’s military strength could advance Taiwan unification by force, says US official

  • Concern in Washington that People’s Liberation Army is reaching the point where it is confident of overpowering the island
  • But the official says the United States does not expect Beijing to favour this option any time soon
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President Xi Jinping poses with soldiers on a navy ship last year as China continued its military exercises in the Taiwan Strait. Photo: AP
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