Tensions between the United States and China over Taiwan have been on the rise. Here’s what lies behind them.
Monday, April 17th, 2023 New York Times
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Sabrina Tavernise: From “The New York Times,” I’m Sabrina Tavernise. And this is “The Daily.” [MUSIC PLAYING]
The posturing between the US and China has been intensifying in recent weeks, especially when it comes to Taiwan. Today, my colleague, Edward Wong, on why China is so fixated on Taiwan and how the US got in the middle of it.
It’s Monday, April 17.
So, Ed, Taiwan has been back in the news again for the past few weeks. Tell us why.
Edward Wong: Well, Sabrina, we saw tensions spike this month over Taiwan. Earlier this month, the president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, stopped in Los Angeles on her way back to Taiwan from Central America. Archived Recording (Tsai Ing-Wen)Tiếp tục đọc “China and Taiwan: A Torrid Backstory”