Risk of a military clash rises in Taiwan Strait after island fires at mainland Chinese drone, experts say The Star

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The risk of a military clash over the Taiwan Strait has been elevated after Taiwan fired shots for the first time to drive away a drone belonging to mainland China, military affairs analysts said. Neither mainland China nor Taiwan is likely to back down to the other, and the situation is prone to becoming more risky, they said. Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it would exercise the right to self-defence and counter-attack if mainland Chinese drones posing a threat to security did not leave Taiwan’s territory after being warned. Do you have questions about the biggest topics and trends...