The “clarity” Taipei is seeking is unlikely to be rendered by Washington as the latter is only using Taiwan as a device against China.
Over the past two years, the United States has dramatically increased the number of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and destroyers sent into the South China Sea as a freedom of navigation show of force missions to remind the Chinese government that the U.S. considers the Western Pacific and the South China Sea as a part of the oceans of America and its allies.
Even if Trump is replaced by Democrat rival Joe Biden in November’s election. There is an inexorable dynamic of conflict that stems from Washington’s perceived loss of global power to China.
Taiwan’s claim that it provided early warning to the WHO about Covid and “human-to human-transmission” has been exploited by the Trump administration to attack the multi-lateral body and turn up the heat on China. There’s just one problem: it’s totally false.