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Opinion: The chance for a nonconfrontational resolution to rifts between mainland China and Taiwan is fading

eijing's attempt to use economic interdependence to influence Taiwan is not working as planned, and the risk of confrontation is rising as the mainland builds up its military might and generational changes in Taiwan make its youth feel even more disconnected from the government across the strait than older Taiwanese, the author writes.
6 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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