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How the Taiwan Travel Act Could Start a U.S.-China War

On March 16, 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law the Taiwan Travel Act, which encourages “officials at all levels of the United States Government” to visit and meet with their Taiwan counterparts and to “allow high-level officials of Taiwan” to enter the United States and…

  • Paul Smith
  • The National Interest

The Chinese government has criticized the new law, describing it as a “mistake” and a violation of the One-China Policy.

Lant 1aChinese President Xi Jinping declared that “any actions and tricks to split China are doomed to failure and will meet with the people’s condemnation and the punishment of history.”

This latest controversy comes as China has begun exerting more military pressure against…

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