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Tensions Continue to Rise Between China and Taiwan. How Did We Get Here?

(Source: "Popular Mechanics.")

By: Kyle Mizokami | POPULAR MECHANICS |

The Taiwan Strait has become one of the most dangerous places in the world. … Warfare between the two Chinas could draw in regional powers, as well as the United States—and that could render it the most devastating war since World War II. … “Taiwan is highly defensible terrain and the Taiwanese are likely to put up a stiff resistance and fight to the bitter end,” Ian Easton … [said]. “[Taiwanese generals] plan to conduct a layered defense, destroying as many high-value Chinese ships and aircraft as possible in the Taiwan Strait area.” …

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