Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Taiwan

Mainland China, Taiwan and the US spread blame for rising tension, with charges of salami tactics all round

  • Beijing and Washington agree on one thing: the political and military status of the Taiwan Strait is being changed piece by piece
  • Mainland analyst says Beijing’s sorties across the median line responded to Taiwan’s ‘diplomatic salami’ involving the meeting of US politicians

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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