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The Chinese communist government is claiming that the United States will pay an “unbearable cost” for its aiding of Taiwan — the latest muscular rhetoric from Beijing over the U.S. policy toward the disputed territory.
“There is only one China in the world, and Taiwan is part of China,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in an interview with Xinhua. “This is an undeniable historical and legal fact. Though there is political antagonism between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait as a result of the civil war fought many years ago, China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity has never been severed and will not be severed.”
Tensions have been rising between Taiwan, which China views as a breakaway province and as part of its own territory….