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Asians can think for themselves on Taiwan

Outspoken Western leaders are putting region's peace at risk

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Nancy Pelosi, then U.S. House speaker, center, gestures as she leaves parliament in Taipei on Aug. 3, 2022.    © Reuters

Kishore Mahbubani is Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore and author of "The Asian 21st Century" and "Has China Won?: The Chinese Challenge to American Primacy." He previously served as Singapore's ambassador to the United Nations.

A war over Taiwan would be disastrous for Asia. By contrast, it would have only a marginal impact on Europe.

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