China, Meet Taiwan
DECEMBER 21, 2016
BBC Taiwan is a raw nerve for China, the issue over which they reflexively threaten war. Beijing operates under the "One China principle," which regards Taiwan as a renegade province. recognizes Beijing as legitimately representing the government of China, but does not accept Beijing's assertion of sovereignty over Taiwan. is pledged to defend Taiwan in the event that Beijing seeks to settle matters militarily. Hong Kong and Taiwan need to be independent.