The-1996-Taiwan-Straits-Crisis

Case: The 1996 Taiwan Straits Crisis

Assignment Questions:

  1. What motivated Taiwan’s President Lee to make such a provocative speech at Cornell?
  2. Why did Chinese President Jiang Zemin respond the way he did?
  3. Why did U.S. President Bill Clinton respond the way he did?
  4. Why were the three players able to avoid war over this issue?