Historical development and current perspective of the conflict between the People's Republic of China (China) and the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Taiwan is an island 36,000 square km in size and lies 200 km from what Taiwan considers the greatest threat to its security: the People's Republic of China. There are also problems with its name, as Taiwan calls itself the: "Republic of China" while China officially calls itself "The People's Republic of China", founded in 1949 by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Mao Zedong.
The history and current situation between China and Taiwan.
U.S. position over Taiwan.