The absence of a communication mechanism between Beijing and Taipei is raising the risk of a military conflict, a mainland defence analyst has warned. Photo: 81.com
The absence of a communication mechanism between Beijing and Taipei is raising the risk of a military conflict, a mainland defence analyst has warned. Photo: 81.com

Conflict risk could rise without Beijing-Taipei channel, mainland Chinese expert warns

  • The threat of a cross-strait clash is building without a way for the two sides to foster trust, former PLA researcher says
  • Growing PLA presence near island meant to deter pro-independence forces, he says

Topic |   US-China relations
The absence of a communication mechanism between Beijing and Taipei is raising the risk of a military conflict, a mainland defence analyst has warned. Photo: 81.com
The absence of a communication mechanism between Beijing and Taipei is raising the risk of a military conflict, a mainland defence analyst has warned. Photo: 81.com
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