Shen Jinhao

Shen Jinhao

Professor, Shenzhen University

Shen Jinhao is a professor at Shenzhen University's School of Humanities and specialises in ancient Chinese literature and cultural studies. He also focuses on issues pertaining to the Taiwan Strait and is the author of a compilation of commentaries on the topic.

Two domestically-made armoured vehicles launch smoke grenades during the annual Han Kuang military drills in Taichung on 16 July 2020. - The military drills aimed to test how the armed forces would repel an invasion from China, which has vowed to bring Taiwan back into the fold — by force if necessary. (Sam Yeh/AFP)

Chinese academic: A ‘reunification by force’ would be Taiwan's last

Chinese academic Shen Jinhao says that when it comes to Taiwan, the mainland will not start a fight it is not ready to finish. If it launches a “reunification by force”, Taiwan would be subdued in one fell swoop, even before the US has a chance to make a meaningful intervention.