• War games and heightened tensions: China and Taiwan's relationship explained

    Why are relations so frayed between China and Taiwan? Yahoo News spoke with several experts who broke down the complex relationship between the two countries.

  • McCarthy, Taiwanese president speak after meeting in California

    House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen spoke on Wednesday about the bond between the United States and Taiwan. The remarks were made after the two met with a bipartisan group of members of Congress at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California.

  • China, Russia and climate change: 2023 threat assessment sees U.S. faced with unprecedented challenges

    Having stood as the world’s lone superpower since the end of the Cold War, the United States now faces unprecedented challenges to its global influence, the intelligence community concluded in the annual threat assessment.

  • Ian Bremmer: Likelihood of China invading Taiwan in the near future is nearly zero

    Between computer chip manufacturing disputes, spy balloons, and now Taiwan, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and China have plummeted in recent months. On Friday morning, the U.S. announced it is set to deploy several hundred more troops to Taiwan, to train and bolster the island nation's defenses against a potential Chinese invasion. An unlikely outcome, according to Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer, who says China understands the economic importance of its relationship with Taiwan, and companies like Taiwan Semiconductors (TSM). Key Video Takeaways:0:01: TSM may be the most strategically important company in the world.0:20: U.S. couldn't maintain its position on the ground in Taiwan0:30: Likelihood of Chinese invasion is nearly zero0:44: China has a lot more influence over Taiwan than just militarily1:07: You squeeze Taiwan economically1:24: The Chinese have so many levers they can deploy well before military confrontation

  • Xi Jinping looms larger than ever over Chinese politics and the Communist Party

    As he prepares this week to be rewarded with a third term as general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, President Xi Jinping now casts an ever-longer shadow over his people, U.S.-China relations and the world than the party that gave him his start in politics, experts say.

  • Biden says U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion

    President Biden said U.S forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion. It was his most explicit statement on the issue, and it drew an angry response from China, which said it sent the wrong signal to those seeking an independent Taiwan.