China Vows Military Force to Stop Taiwan Independence NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with NPR's Rob Gifford about a new Chinese government policy that clears the way for the use of force to prevent Taiwan from declaring independence. China has long hinted at the policy in an unofficial way, but the recent policy statement marks the first time the communist government has made it official that it will use its military might against the island, which it considers a rogue province.
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China Vows Military Force to Stop Taiwan Independence

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China Vows Military Force to Stop Taiwan Independence

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China Vows Military Force to Stop Taiwan Independence

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NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with NPR's Rob Gifford about a new Chinese government policy that clears the way for the use of force to prevent Taiwan from declaring independence. China has long hinted at the policy in an unofficial way, but the recent policy statement marks the first time the communist government has made it official that it will use its military might against the island, which it considers a rogue province.