By Ted Galen Carpenter
One factor may lead to a disastrous warfare among the us and China: Taiwan. more and more Taiwanese wish independence for his or her island and regard mainland China as an alien kingdom. Mainland chinese language examine Taiwan a province that used to be stolen from China greater than a century in the past, and their persistence approximately getting it again is donning skinny. Washington formally endorses a "one China" coverage but in addition sells palms to Taiwan and keeps an implicit pledge to safeguard it from assault. That obscure, muddled coverage invitations miscalculation through Taiwan or China or either. the 3 events are on a collision path, and except anything dramatic adjustments, an armed clash is almost inevitable inside of a decade. even supposing there's nonetheless time to evade a calamity, time is operating out. during this e-book, wood worker tells the reader what the U.S. needs to do speedy to prevent being dragged into war.
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