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By Don C. Brunell
Association of Washington Business 

We all should worry about Taiwan

 

Last updated 10/26/2021 at 7:53am



Unfortunately, what happens in Taiwan doesn’t just stay in Taiwan, it impacts us. So, when President Xi Jinping announced China’s plan to step up “unification “efforts, it gets our attention.

“U.S. ties with Taiwan, a Cold War ally, are a lightning rod in the testy relations between Washington and Beijing, which sees Taiwan as a breakaway province and vows to use military force if needed to annex the island,” the Wall Street Journal reported recently.

Xi’s words are not idle threats. “Over the past two years, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has increased its activity, w...



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