South Asia and Beyond

China Behaving Like A Drunk Muscle-Guy Smoking Near A Gas Station: MP Wang Ting-yu

NEW DELHI: Wang Ting-yu, Member of Taiwan’s Parliament and member of the Legislative Foreign Affairs & National Defence Committee in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. “Taiwan, like India, will not accept Xi Jinping’s agenda,” the MP says. On a record number of PLAAF intrusions ahead of Taiwan’s 10/10 National Day, he talks about “ongoing” moves of “like-minded countries stepping up to tackle China’s growing security threat. One effective way to discourage these activities would be to conduct joint intercepts.” but adds he can’t “reveal” details. The legislator echoes President Tsai Ing-wen in warning China “not to provoke a conflict” pointing out that “some pilot or stupid soldier could pull the wrong trigger with dangerous consequences that will influence the world.”

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In this comprehensive chat, he also discusses U.S. and Japanese policy, a former Australian Prime Minister and French parliamentarians visiting and India breaking into the “top three trading list with Taiwan.”