Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate: Is Taiwan Indefensible

The fate of Taiwan is uncertain. As a revanchist China builds up forces near the island, the Biden administration is warning Beijing against an invasion, bolstering its defense with the sale of military hardware. Beijing sees Taiwan as lost territory, which needs to be “reunified” with the mainland. The United States is now faced with a geopolitical quandary: Can the U.S. military defend Taiwan from Beijing, and should it? Or, is Taiwan indefensible?

This special will air on Friday June 11th at 10 AM and 8 PM here on 88.3 FM KCPW.