bidens democracy summit invitation could harden beijings stance on taiwan - Biden's democracy summit invitation could harden Beijing's stance on Taiwan

BEIJING – US President Joe Biden may believe inviting Taiwan to the virtual Summit for Democracy next month is the right thing to do as the self-ruled democratic island is under siege from China.

But is Mr Biden doing things right? While he and many in the United States may think it is moral to invite Taiwan to the Dec 9 to 10 summit, the invitation could potentially harden Beijing’s resolve to force the island to return to the fold sooner rather than later – either through economic or military coercion.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.