John J. Tkacik, Jr. is an Adjunct Professor at IWP. He formerly served as Chief of China Analysis at the U.S. State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research. Full bio

On Taiwan: China’s 2021 demands

The Chinese always test incoming American presidents. George W. Bush had his “EP-3 Hainan Incident” (he announced an US$8 billion arms package for Taiwan); Obama had his “USNS Impeccable” (he ignored it, the Chinese then confronted several other US naval vessels, still nothing; it told them all they needed to know). President-elect Donald Trump had…

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