December 29, 2022

Taiwan: Why the US & China are on collision course for war

In this special analysis, DW's Richard Walker uncovers the roots of the dispute over Taiwan, in part 1 tracing how the diplomatic breakthroughs of the 1970s between the US and China left unfinished business that has festered ever since. Part 2 tracks why these tensions have now burst into the open, with accusations of betrayal in all directions. And part 3 projects trends in China, the United States and Taiwan forward into the future to assess where the dispute is heading—and if there is any way of avoiding war. CNAS Chair Michèle Flournoy joins other illustrious guests to explain the stakes of a conflict between China and Taiwan.

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