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The Taiwan risk gorilla kicks Kim to Asia's sidelines

Beijing clampdown on Hong Kong has put Taipei on edge

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A Taiwanese fighter aircraft in foreground flies on the flank of a Chinese bomber as it passes near Taiwan in February 2020: the real audience is officials in Tokyo and Washington.   © Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense/AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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