CIA director Bill Burns says Beijing has been “unsettled” by Russia’s war in Ukraine.  Photo: EPA-EFE
CIA director Bill Burns says Beijing has been “unsettled” by Russia’s war in Ukraine. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Taiwan: CIA chief warns Beijing looks determined to use force to take the island

  • Agency director William Burns says it’s a matter of when and how – not whether – mainland China will attack the island
  • Russia’s war in Ukraine has taught Beijing it needs to ‘amass overwhelming force’ to attempt a similar move, he says

CIA director Bill Burns says Beijing has been “unsettled” by Russia’s war in Ukraine.  Photo: EPA-EFE
CIA director Bill Burns says Beijing has been “unsettled” by Russia’s war in Ukraine. Photo: EPA-EFE
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