China’s Ability To Take a Military Option and Its Calculations

  • June Teufel Dreyer
Part of the St Antony’s Series book series


For two decades, the PRC vowed that it would invade Taiwan if any one of three circumstances occurred:
  • if Taiwan were to seek the support of foreign powers other than the United States;

  • if there were to be social disorder on Taiwan; or

  • if Taiwan were to declare independence.


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