US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced an end to restrictions on American officials’ contact with Taiwan. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced an end to restrictions on American officials’ contact with Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced an end to restrictions on American officials’ contact with Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
Shi Jiangtao
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As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

Mike Pompeo’s curiously timed Taiwan shift turns focus on Biden’s approach

  • Scrapping restrictions on American officials’ contact with the self-ruled island has angered Beijing
  • Taking a more provocative stance in Donald Trump’s last days in office may lock in actions president-elect Joe Biden will struggle to reverse

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced an end to restrictions on American officials’ contact with Taiwan. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced an end to restrictions on American officials’ contact with Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced an end to restrictions on American officials’ contact with Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.