Rethinking China’s Taiwan Strategy after the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Ka Leung Andy Li


As a third party who witnessed Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the international responses that followed, China’s possible strategies on the Taiwan issue have also attracted more attention and discussions. With an analysis focused on global condemning responses and heavy sanctions that Russia has received for its invasion of Ukraine, this paper will argue that China must not repeat the mistakes of Russia when dealing with Taiwan. Instead, China should avoid adopting the military option and try its best to resolve the issue peacefully. It is not just because it is the only rational choice for China on its path to becoming a responsible international stakeholder but also because it is in China’s own best national interest.

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Journal of Public Administration and Governance  ISSN 2161-7104


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