CHINA/TAIWAN/FIJI/USA – The Taiwan ‘prize’ and the US-China rivalry in the Pacific (Sheldon Chanel, Al Jazeera)

The uproar over the recent fisticuffs between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats in Fiji may have subsided, with the Fijian police declaring the case closed, but the incident has left analysts in the Pacific concerned about what they called Beijing’s increasingly hostile tactics in the region.