Think Tank Suggests China Already Expects US Forces to Intervene in Taiwan

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Published on September 20, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

Think Tank Suggests China Already Expects US Forces to Intervene in Taiwan

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'Newsweek' reports that a recent survey suggests that China most likely already expects American forces to intervene in Taiwan.

According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, China's plans for Taiwan have already taken into account the inevitable involvement of U.S. troops.

Several dozen experts on the matter suggested that China's military plans also expect some of the United States' closest allies to defend Taiwan as well.

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On September 18, Biden made headlines in a rare '60 Minutes' interview, stating that the U.S. would intervene if China attacked Taiwan.

'Newsweek' reports that it was the fourth time the president has made similar remarks in the last 13 months.

The statement breaks with four decades of 'strategic ambiguity' in regards to supporting Taiwan's independence from China.

The statement breaks with four decades of 'strategic ambiguity' in regards to supporting Taiwan's independence from China.

Mao Ning, China's foreign ministry spokesperson, said that Beijing had lodged "solemn representations" with Washington.

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While speaking at a daily press briefing, she also emphasized that China would "reserve the option to take all necessary measures" to achieve unification with Taiwan.

China has maintained that it would prioritize 'peaceful unification' with Taiwan but has not ruled out the use of force.

China has maintained that it would prioritize 'peaceful unification' with Taiwan but has not ruled out the use of force.

According to the survey, approximately 63% of respondents said a Chinese invasion of Taiwan was possible in the next decade.


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