US beefing up anti-China coalition, but stops short of red lines over Taiwan

The US is considering renaming the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington to the Taiwan Representative Office. PHOTO: AFP
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WASHINGTON - Salami-slicing is how some analysts are describing the Biden administration's policy on Taiwan.

On the one hand, it is working through Aukus to construct an anti-China coalition, upgrading its force posture in the region, which, among other things, serves as a warning against any attempt by Beijing to use force to unify the mainland.

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