Tension surrounding Taiwan and China continues to increase. Will China resort to force? Will the world step in? This is history in the making.
March 04, 2006
Any person who gets on the wrong side of history is doomed to failure.
- China's President and Communist Party Secretary Hu Jintao, February 28, on Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian.
THE war of words across the Taiwan Strait - closer these past few days to a shooting war - is developing into a testing ground for the future of Asia. These are history wars on which lives depend. The big question, for Hu Jintao, too, is who will eventually prove on the wrong side.