Taiwan’s democracy is in danger – and not only it: The West must now answer this question
China’s threatening gestures off the coast of Taiwan awaken bad memories: Vladimir Putin also disguised his preparations for the invasion of Ukraine as an exercise. It is up to the West to prevent Taiwan from suffering the same fate.
While Vladimir Putin is continuing to push through his war in Ukraine with all his cruelty, this week a second hot spot, Taiwan, has come to the fore of world public opinion. Beijing is rattling its saber – and one wonders: is the island with 23 million inhabitants off the coast of China threatened with a fate similar to that of Ukraine? Or can that be prevented?