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China-Taiwan-US Relations / Diplomacy #405690

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The exchange of diplomatic barbs by China, Taiwan and the United States as China's war games continue recapped. Secretary of State Warren Christopher said slated to meet with his Chinese counterpart in The Hague.

(Taipei: Mike Chinoy) The diplomatic events that led to the showdown in the Taiwan Strait examined; details given of Taiwan's President Lee Teng- hui's trip to the United States last year, which precipitated the crisis. ["China Quarterly" David SHAMBAUGH - offers analysis.] The mood in Taiwan that has led Lee to take a more active international diplomatic role reviewed. [Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council SU Chi, "Far Eastern Economic Review" Nayan CHANDA - comment on the diplomatic matters.]

(Studio: Hilary Bowker; Taipei: Mike Chinoy) Telephone discussion of the diplomatic events since Lee's Cornell visit, which was the catalyst to tensions between China and Taiwan, and what might happen after the presidential election presented.

Bowker, Hilary;
Chinoy, Mike

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