Should the currently soaring China-Taiwan-US tensions go "hot" - or essentially from a scenario of verbal conflict and threats to a shooting war, this is most likely the direct path it would take: Taiwan's military has warned it will shoot down any Chinese drone deemed a threat that enters its defense zones.
"Taiwan has spotted Chinese drones circling the Taipei-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea and may shoot them down if they stray too close, a government minister said on Wednesday, a move that could dramatically increase tensions with Beijing," reports Reuters.
Worrisomely the blunt statements on rules of engagement which serve as a warning to Beijing come precisely at a moment that's seen Chinese aerial incursions grow more brazen...
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