Over the past few decades, through the exercise of this high-quality vague attitude, the United States and China have maintained peace on the Taiwan issue.The Beijing government said that there is only one China, the People's Republic of China under their governance, and Taiwan is part of the rebellion.The United States recognizes the one-China principle, but it has also taken 70 years to ensure that it is actually two.
However, today, the strategic ambiguity is disintegrating.The United States is increasingly suspicious and fearful that it may no longer be able to prevent China from invading Taiwan by force.Indo-Pacific Commander Davidson (ADM. Phil
Taiwan is the heartland of the semiconductor industry. TSMC, the world's most valuable chip manufacturer, produces 84% of the most cutting-edge chips.Once TSMC's production line is suspended, the global electronics industry can only be shut down, and the cost is immeasurable.While TSMC’s technology and expertise lead rivals for about ten years, it will take years for the United States and China to be able to match.
Generations of governments in the United States have inherited this conflicting diplomatic thinking without hesitation and called it the "status quo."In fact, it is the source of tension and doubt.
What has changed recently is that the United States has realized that China has continued to grow its military power across the Strait for 25 years.In the past five years, the Chinese Navy has expanded by 90
Some U.S. experts concluded that military superiority will eventually induce China to use force against Taiwan. It is not a final measure, but simply because they have the ability to do so.
But this can only bring a little relief.No one in the United States can really know what Xi Jinping thinks today, let alone what he or his successor will think in the future.China's impatience is likely to increase day by day.Xi Jinping rightRiskHis appetite may be higher, especially if he wants to unify Taiwan and set a gem for his political achievements.
Maintaining blur is even harder.The hawks in Washington and Beijing can always say how untenable they are.Moreover, actions that seem to show support for Taiwan, such as the docking of American warships in Taiwan, may be dangerously interpreted by Beijing as the United States has changed its position.
It is best to put all disputes aside.As the late leader Deng Xiaoping said, those things that can only be solved by war can always be postponed to allow smarter posterity to solve them.As the most dangerous place on earth, only the politicians here face such trials.
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