Experts say officials in Beijing are beginning to fear that the US sees Taiwan not just as an important trading partner but as a strategic asset that can be used to weaken China. Photo: Reuters
Experts say officials in Beijing are beginning to fear that the US sees Taiwan not just as an important trading partner but as a strategic asset that can be used to weaken China. Photo: Reuters
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‘I’m not going to be bullied’ by China, says US lawmaker Elissa Slotkin after Taiwan visit

  • The congresswoman says it is crucial that the US rallies allies to solve the semiconductor shortage and compete with the global superpower
  • Slotkin says her office received a ‘blunt’ email from the Chinese embassy urging her not to visit Taiwan, but she and her colleagues decided to go anyway

Experts say officials in Beijing are beginning to fear that the US sees Taiwan not just as an important trading partner but as a strategic asset that can be used to weaken China. Photo: Reuters
Experts say officials in Beijing are beginning to fear that the US sees Taiwan not just as an important trading partner but as a strategic asset that can be used to weaken China. Photo: Reuters
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