“If he tries to sabotage the One China policy or harm China’s core interests, ultimately he will lift a rock only to crush his own toes,” - Wang Yi “Beijing should be prepared for the worst-case scenarios, particularly regarding Taiwan, as a presumptuous and ill-guided Trump looks set to usher in an era of turmoil, ... Trump’s bloated and bloating ego may prevent him from seeing that is the likely outcome that lies ahead if he persists with this gamble. .. Especially in the Taiwan Strait, China is now confident enough to arm-wrestle with Trump
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Can - but should? needlessly aggressive twitter ""We should tell China that we don't want the drone they stole back - let them keep it!" or completely clueless?
Lumping together a group of trading partners is lunacy. Country by country and flexible to respond to abuses is favorable. So you have a TPP that Korea violates with Vietnam and Japan violates with Philippines, but you are stuck You do not do this..
This stupid idea that "there can only be one China" was OK back in '71, The UN is lame on the issue. If the TPP goes away and we trade nation to nation -- Taiwan may be in the mix.
Good answer Tamara. It is a bit schizophrenic to pretend Taiwan doesn't exist. I'm just not sure a little island is so important to piss off the giant Panda over.