RTI Radio Taiwan InternationalWhy Americans back Taiwan

  • 10 September, 2021
Taiwan Today
Natalie Tso and Shelley Rigger

A recent Chicago Council on Global Affairs survey shows how American support for Taiwan has grown. The poll found that 52% of Americans back sending US troops to Taiwan if China invaded and 69% support Taiwan independence. Natalie Tso speaks with prominent Taiwan expert, Brown Professor of Political Science at Davidson College Shelley Rigger about why more Americans are supporting Taiwan.