U.S. media said the United States has not yet prepared to give up Taiwan, the mainland
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United States, “Washington Quarterly,” published an article that a number of prominent Americans think identity, the United States should reconsider its policy toward Taiwan, or to give up Taiwan. Text excerpts are as follows:
history of exchanges between the U.S. and Taipei appear always found gaps, there is the earlier calls to cut off this dangerous relationship. Taiwan has been regarded as America’s strategic burden, not only the United States and costly distraction, Sino-US relations is a major stumbling block. In the past, self-confidence and self-contained such a view ignored the U.S., but in today’s context, China’s rapid rise, many people believe that the United States on the verge of collapse, give up Taiwan is not a good choice?
Taiwan issue remains lie in the gap between the United States at any time may lead to tensions and even war – to bring devastating consequences of nuclear war. Taiwan is an arrow on the string, explosive. In addition, Taiwan makes the improvement of Sino-US relations have been overshadowed. Between China and often full of doubt and mistrust. China believes the United States trying to contain its rise, while the U.S. insists on cross-strait stalemate reconciliation must be the people of Taiwan agree, although it can not think of any feasible solution.
determine U.S. policy toward China is the decisive factor. Taiwan occasionally angered the United States, both inside and outside the U.S. government contact with Taiwan, cut off filled with the voices from the diplomats, politicians, to businessmen, scholars believe that is essential to maintain good relations with China, but the problem is whether the United States to sacrifice to promote Taiwan with the mainland relationship, whether the time is ripe, to what extent such a change would affect the interests of the United States and the United States and other allies in the region of the relationship. Clearly the U.S. is not ready to make such a change. (He Chang Dong Jing)