President Obama’s visit to Beijing in November 2009 highlighted several issues of mutual interest and concern for the U.S.-China relationship, yet the fact that Taiwan was not a major issue of contention highlights the rapidly changing dynamics of the cross-Strait relationship. This policy brief, authored by CNAS Fellow Abraham Denmark and Senior Fellow Richard Fontaine, details the risks and rewards associated with this evolving cross-Strait environment and lays out several policy recommendations for the United States.
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