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Opinion: Taiwan – fantasy island

13th December 2017 - 01:25 GMT | by The Geobukseon in Indo-Pacific

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There is a persistent fantasy amongst the political and military elite in Taipei and Washington that China has too much to lose if it invaded Taiwan...That the US military would ride in like a knight in shining armour to save the maiden from the red dragon...That the danger of China failing to successfully invade the island would result in a crisis of confidence in Beijing that would destroy the Chinese Communist Party.

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