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Taiwan’s sovereignty has been a disputed issue for centuries. Though the island sees itself as independent, China insists it is part of the People’s Republic and has not ruled out taking Taiwan by force. That could ignite an all-out war between American and China.

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    Francisco Gimeno - BC Analyst Taiwan has a rich history, with many nations and people living there for long time. Common sense says it's China, but also it's not part of what the Chinese regime is. This irks China's regime a lot. Will this statu quo continue? The worst scenery is a conflict which can bring chaos in that are of the world and become even global.