By Oriana Skylar Mastro
“NO OPTION IS EXCLUDED”
Many in Beijing doubt that the United States has the military power to stop China from taking Taiwan.
The voices in Beijing arguing that it is time to use newfound military capabilities against Taiwan have grown louder.
GO FAST, GO SLOW
Once China has the military capabilities to solve its Taiwan problem, Xi could find it politically untenable not to do so.
Xi may believe he can regain control of Taiwan without jeopardizing his Chinese dream.