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The Conversation: Tensions over Taiwan more than just a US-China issue; Flood insurance

China Taiwan Military missile navy demonstration in Taiwan's annual Han Kuang exercises Yilan
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FILE - A Cheng Kung class frigate fires an anti-air missile as part of a navy demonstration in Taiwan's annual Han Kuang exercises off the island's eastern coast near the city of Yilan, Taiwan on July 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Huizhong Wu, File)
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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at
Bill Dorman has been the news director at Hawaiʻi Public Radio since 2011.
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