US President Donald Trump pictured days before his Covid-19 diagnosis. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump pictured days before his Covid-19 diagnosis. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump pictured days before his Covid-19 diagnosis. Photo: AP
Huiyun Feng
Opinion

Opinion

Huiyun Feng and Kai He

Thought Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis was a pre-election shocker? Wait until he plays the Taiwan card

  • If the US president’s re-election prospects continue to deteriorate, there’s a very real risk he might be pushed towards the seemingly unthinkable
  • Recognising Taiwan diplomatically would allow Trump to truly claim his ‘wartime president’ mantle – but at what cost to the region, and the world?

US President Donald Trump pictured days before his Covid-19 diagnosis. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump pictured days before his Covid-19 diagnosis. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump pictured days before his Covid-19 diagnosis. Photo: AP
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