Checking China
The Case for Clarity on Taiwan

Our policy of “strategic ambiguity”—in which neither China nor Taiwan can be sure whether the United States will intervene in a conflict—has outlived its usefulness.

Published on: May 18, 2020
Gary J. Schmitt is a resident scholar in strategic studies at the American Enterprise Institute and a contributing editor at the The American Interest. Michael Mazza is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a non-resident fellow at both the Global Taiwan Institute and the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
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