Why China’s air force is provoking Taiwan

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:11pm

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For the last several days, the Chinese military has sent dozens of fighter jets and bombers hurtling toward Taiwan in a provocative daily show of force. Taiwan's leaders are warning of "catastrophic" consequences if the self-governed democracy is allowed to fall under the control of China's authoritarian, one-party state. Why is China taking these actions now? The World's Patrick Winn reports.