China’s military sent 18 planes including fighter jets over the Taiwan Strait in an unusually large show of force Monday as a U.S. envoy held a day of closed-door meetings on the self-governing island claimed by China.
Former US official: In three days, China can seize Taiwan – and the United States will be too paralyzed by political turmoil to stop it.
Why is China so threatened by Taiwan – a tiny island nation of only 24 million people – and would the U.S. get involved if a war broke out in the region?
Taiwan: Washington's challenge then is no longer to maintain a failing status quo but, rather to forge ahead with a new strategy in the Western Pacific.
If the Chinese economic miracle is at an end, Beijing can forget its dream of bringing Taiwan under the People’s Republic rule.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may soon visit Beijing to help settle a ballooning trade dispute, Chinese officials and their media said Monday.
It’s unlikely that China will use its powerful armed forces to attack Taiwan anytime soon but safer not even to guess the odds.
Since December 2016, Taiwan has resurfaced in the international news due to remarks by President-elect Donald Trump and his close advisers.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said that Taiwan will be "calm" when dealing with China, but uncertainties in 2017 will test the self-ruled island.
The strongest armed forces in the region outside China have bulked up largely to resist China. Here's a look at East Asia's other powerhouses.