Trouble over Taiwan

In the Sino-American great-power drama, Taiwan has taken center stage, as China has ramped up pressure on the island. How much danger is Taiwan in – and how far will the US go to defend it?

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In the Sino-American great-power drama, Taiwan has taken center stage.

Archive Recording: The US and China appear to be entering dangerous territory over Taiwan.

Archive Recording: Tensions have flared around the Taiwan Strait.

Archive Recording: We’re talking about the giant issue of Taiwan.

Archive Recording: The main story tonight concerns Taiwan.

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