Taiwan’s then-president Lee Teng-Hui (left) is applauded after he arrives in New York for a private visit to the US to attend a reunion at Cornell University in June 1995. Photo: AFP

How a snub of the one-China policy almost led Beijing and US into war in the 1990s

Crisis sparked by Washington’s permission for Taiwan’s then leader Lee Teng-hui to make ‘private trip’ to US

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Taiwan’s then-president Lee Teng-Hui (left) is applauded after he arrives in New York for a private visit to the US to attend a reunion at Cornell University in June 1995. Photo: AFP
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