China Planning To Isolate Taiwan Without Firing A Single Shot? Here’s What We Know


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China could potentially isolate Taiwan through a maritime “quarantine strategy” amid the escalating tensions in the maritime boundary separating the two, according to the Washington-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). This approach, highlighted in a report published on June 5, would involve China’s coast guard and maritime militia imposing restrictions on Taiwan’s ports, aiming to disrupt vital supplies without declaring outright war. It’s seen as a gray zone tactic, falling short of a full blockade. What Is The Quarantine Strategy? The strategy seeks to exert pressure on Taiwan while avoiding direct military confrontation with the United...