China and Taiwan have been, for decades, adversaries separated by a 110 miles of water. Yet today, robust travel, trade and investment flow between the two nations. But despite their friendly terms, the troubling issue of unification continues to loom. Senior Fellow Richard C. Bush in his book, Uncharted Strait: The Future of China-Taiwan Relations, explores the future of cross-Strait relations.
The U.S. still has some leverage over China, because China clearly wants a deal. ... U.S. financial markets also seem to have been boosted by the prospects of a U.S.-China trade deal, so I think it could have a negative effect on both financial markets and economic activity in both countries if a deal is not struck