- Michael Auslin: US, Taiwan should start thinking about China's countermoves after Trump call with Taiwan's president
- No one should think Trump has in one fell swoop wrestled the initiative away from China for the next four years, he says
Michael Auslin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He the author of the upcoming "The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region." The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)It is time to stop debating the wisdom or competence of President-elect Donald Trump's call with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen, and start preparing for what China's coming response might be.
-- Continue to militarize its new, man-made island at Mischief Reef in the South China Sea, located close to the Philippines, including basing fighter jets;