US Could Face Taiwan Crisis in 2024, Analysts Say


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A group of experts believe that the United States could this year face a flare-up of tensions with China over Taiwan on a par with the Taiwan Strait Crisis of 1995-1996, according to a survey. As the new year unfolds, experts believe recent U.S.-China engagements have failed to reduce tensions and the result of this month's Taiwan presidential election means the likelihood of a Taiwan Strait crisis remains. The U.S. has intervened in three such crises on Taiwan's behalf since the Cold War, although Washington and Taipei have had no formal diplomatic relations for over four decades. Under the Taiwan...