US national security adviser John Bolton led the state and defence departments in a chorus against Beijing’s incursions into Taiwanese airspace on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

US national security adviser John Bolton rebukes Beijing for incursions into Taiwanese airspace

  • Washington sends reminder of its commitment to peaceful future for Taiwan
  • Bolton speaks out as Taipei warns it will use force to deal with mainland Chinese provocations
Topic |   Taiwan

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US national security adviser John Bolton led the state and defence departments in a chorus against Beijing’s incursions into Taiwanese airspace on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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Taiwanese-made jet fighters and US-made F16s during an annual military exercise conducted by Taiwan. Former US officials fear cross-strait tensions could quickly become a flashpoint in US-China relations. Photo: AP

US-China tensions could ignite over Taiwan, American former officials warn

  • President Donald Trump has ‘no understanding’ of cross-strait sensitivities
  • US hardliners step up legislative and military support for self-ruled island
Topic |   US-China relations

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Taiwanese-made jet fighters and US-made F16s during an annual military exercise conducted by Taiwan. Former US officials fear cross-strait tensions could quickly become a flashpoint in US-China relations. Photo: AP
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