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US-China tensions

Taiwan conflict would 'trash' world economy: Kurt Campbell

US Indo-Pacific chief says China move on island would be met with 'consequences'

Kurt Campbell, the U.S. National Security Council Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific, oversees the send-off of a plane of supplies to India on April 30. (Photo courtesy of USAID)

NEW YORK -- A military conflict in the Taiwan Strait would wreak mayhem in the global economy, Kurt Campbell, U.S. President Joe Biden's point man on the Indo-Pacific region, said Tuesday.

Campbell stressed that a cross-strait conflict would not be kept to a narrow geographical frame.

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