Tensions are rising between China and Taiwan — and the US isn’t helping matters

Chiang Ying-ying/AP China views Taiwan as a renegade province, reinforced by Taiwan’s former president, Ma Ying-jeou, who regularly implied it was part of China. Once Tsai Ing-wen, of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), became President of Taiwan in 2016, Beijing has feared Taiwan is inching toward independence. Beijing also worries about Trump‘s motivation for improving […]