In the aftermath of the recent Taiwan presidential election, where William Lai secured a significant victory, China has expressed strong condemnation toward the United States and other foreign nations that extended congratulations to the newly elected leader. This condemnation reveals the long-standing and deeply rooted complexities surrounding the relationship between China and Taiwan.
Hong Kong-based Andrew Wood reports that China, despite never having governed the democratic island with a population of 24 million, asserts its claim over Taiwan, considering it an integral part of Communist China. The uncompromising stance includes the refusal to rule out the possibility of. . .