Taiwan officials an excuse to forgo the continental United States military ignored the problem called for Taiwan
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Global Network reporter Zhu Ying library reported that, according to Taiwan,” Central News Agency, “March 7 report,” US-Taiwan Business Council “president of the Korean Confucianism Peter recently in “The Wall Street Journal” published a special article in the claims, a rapid increase in military spending in China, which means that Washington can no longer ignore Taiwan. He also preached at a time when U.S. policy toward Taiwan amended the moment.
“US-Taiwan Business Council,” President Bo Han Confucianism in the article that the Chinese mainland this year, a substantial increase in military spending 12.7% of the news and leading to concerns of other countries is bound to discuss how to deal with for some time. But for Washington, the discussion must include a majority of U.S. relations with Taiwan.
reported that the stability of Taiwan and mainland China to improve relations in recent years, many make the United States to ease a headache, but did not solve the problem. But the article is absurdly claimed that the Chinese mainland’s military modernization main purpose is to force projection to neighboring China, to remind Washington of Taiwan authorities still can not ignore.
article said, Taiwan’s situation looks on the surface of a solid, especially in Taiwan and the mainland has entered the third year of reconciliation, but an increasing tendency to cross-strait relations dominated by the Chinese mainland. Indifferent attitude of the United States and the heart next to the greedy, but apparently worried that if to show “excessive” support Taiwan could jeopardize cooperation between Washington and Beijing’s other efforts.
mainland China increased military investment on the status quo across the Taiwan Strait have a huge impact, but also the Asia-Pacific security challenge the United States as a whole layout.
article points out that China will be more obedient to U.S. concerns and needs, or if the U.S. do-let the Chinese reunification with Taiwan, will lower the possibility of war and other views untenable. Taiwan’s strategic location vital defense first island chain, Japan and South Korea to provide important safety and security.
lost Taiwan, Japan and South Korea will inevitably lead to a revision of its security posture, including Japan may turn to the development of nuclear weapons. In addition, it makes the western Pacific Ocean on China’s growing naval door open, while China has yet to explain its ocean-going navy play a global role.
article argued that a more pragmatic view would be to encourage the development of peaceful cross-strait relations can best protect U.S. interests, and when a relatively strong position of both sides to the negotiating table, the relationship can best promote cross-strait peace . This allows the people of Taiwan to accept economic cooperation, and not worried about political will absorb the inevitable result.
Korean Confucianism Bo pointed out that Ma has been trying to do, but the lack of U.S. support, Taiwan can not continue to maintain this line. Substantial U.S. support, must be able to challenge China’s growing military threat, should and must include the continued sale of arms to Taiwan, to upgrade weapons, such as the F-16 fighters and submarines.
In addition, U.S. support must also include the expansion and improvement of the bilateral level of direct communication between the government and restore the U.S. cabinet officials to visit Taiwan and other practices. In addition, any expansion of Taiwan must become a U.S. free trade initiatives as part of Asia, either through the “Pan-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement” of multilateral negotiations and bilateral free trade agreements.
conclusion, the article said, Washington relations in Taiwan lack of ambition, deeply troubling, the face of negative U.S. mainland to understand missed, is stepping up advancing. To the people of Taiwan and the protection of U.S. interests in Asia, the community can only hope that Obama began to realize the government of China on the Taiwan issue has become more and more bold.