Chinese language army simulates strikes on Taiwan in response to its president’s go to to the US.
The waters and airspace round Taiwan are as soon as once more the setting for army muscle-flexing, in a stand-off between China and the United States-backed island.
Chinese language naval vessels and warplanes have been simulating strikes, inflicting Taiwan to scramble fighter jets and gunboats in response.
Bejing is livid after Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen met US Home Speaker Kevin McCarthy in California final week.
The drills within the Taiwan Strait are the newest escalation between Beijing and Washington over the island.
As the 2 superpowers pull in reverse instructions, the place does Taiwan’s future lie?
Presenter: Nick Clark
Victor Gao – Vice President of the Heart for China and Globalization and former officer with the Chinese language Overseas Service
June Teufel Dreyer – Professor of political science on the College of Miami and a senior fellow on the Overseas Coverage Analysis Institute
Brian Hioe – Founder and editor of New Bloom Journal and a non-resident fellow at Nottingham College’s Taiwan Research Programme