Two Weeks Into Presidency, Taiwan Leader Pushes Away From China

  • Tsai’s approach to China ties becomes clear with several steps
  • Beijing may tighten screws on island in ‘One-China’ pursuit

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen waves to the supporters at the celebration of the 14th presidential inauguration on May 20, in Taipei, Taiwan.

Photographer: Ashley Pon/Getty Images

Two weeks into the job, Taiwan’s new president is bringing clarity to her policy toward China, and the result may be more turbulent times with leaders in Beijing.

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