It is a pivotal moment in history for Taiwan. China is at the doorstep asserting its claim but Taiwan has never been more sure about its identity. A long-term ally, the US, is also in the mix. For now, India has taken a balanced approach, weighing options if the security situation turns for the worse. The gray-zone competition is on.
History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. – Konrad Adenauer, former Chancellor of Germany. Adenauer, an opponent of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, was witness to the two World Wars that the world has seen. One can understand the gravity of the words and the standpoint that he spoke from. These words derive more significance if one looks at what is happening between Taiwan and China, with India watching from a distance. For
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