Beijing wouldn't give up,unification is unavoidable.
O Taiwan issue is a great way engender nationalism which can divert the public’s attention and maintain the political system.
O Nowadays, the unification has already became a core element of Chinese national identity. Any leadership group that would... allow Taiwan to become formally independent would be at risk of losing its legitimacy in the eyes of the Chinese public.
O Taiwan is one of the allies of the U.S. in Asia and the nature of Taiwan strait issue is China wants to expand its domination range while the U.S.
O Beijing wants to protect China’s oil supplies and secure its energy lifeline