Skip to main content

Mark L. Clifford

Mark L. Clifford

2 commentaries

Mark L. Clifford is a former editor-in-chief of the South China Morning Post, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Standard, and Asia regional editor of BusinessWeek. He is the author of The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency, Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation and Building Energy Efficiency: Why Green Buildings Are Key to Asia’s Future

Sort by: Show:
  1. haass130_MANDY CHENGAFP via Getty Images_taiwan MANDY CHENGAFP via Getty Images

    The Taiwan Triangle

    Richard Haass

    The goal of US policy toward the island should be to reduce uncertainty about America’s intentions and its ability to make good on them, while underscoring to Chinese leaders the economic and military costs of aggression. As much as China’s leaders want Taiwan, they also want to maintain power and the Communist Party’s political monopoly.

    explains why the island’s status is a situation that must be managed, not a problem that can be solved.

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.