China’s Threat to Taiwan, With Oriana Skylar Mastro

Oriana Skylar Mastro, center fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and non-resident senior fellow at American Enterprise Institute, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss whether China might use force to compel Taiwan’s reunification with the mainland. Mastro’s recent article, “The Taiwan Temptation: Why Beijing Might Resort to Force” is available on foreignaffairs.com.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Oriana Skylar Mastro
    Center Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Show Notes

Oriana Skylar Mastro, center fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and non-resident senior fellow at American Enterprise Institute, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss whether China might use force to compel Taiwan’s reunification with the mainland. Mastro’s recent article, “The Taiwan Temptation: Why Beijing Might Resort to Force” is available on foreignaffairs.com.

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