US could be backing Taiwan.

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    Because China will soon be catching up. Taiwan isn't even their main concern. Because the Taiwaneses have choosen a useless puppet as their president.
     
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    Don't wanna upset China or dey liable to foreclose onna White House...
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    Abandon Taiwan: US academic
    Wed, Mar 02, 2011 - An article in the current issue of the influential Foreign Affairs magazine argues that to avoid military competition between the US and a rising China, Washington should consider making concessions to Beijing, including the possibility of backing away from its commitment to Taiwan.
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    US commitment deteriorating: report
    Thu, Mar 03, 2011 - BUSINESS VIEWPOINT: The US-Taiwan Business Council criticized foot-dragging on arms sales to Taiwan by the Obama administration, and Taipei also came under fire
     
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    I was in Taiwan last summer..

    You?
     
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    China gettin' ready to sneak up on Taiwan...
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    China intent on taking over Taiwan: US expert
    Wed, Apr 13, 2011 - A new analysis of China’s latest defense white paper concludes that it is part and parcel of Beijing’s “political warfare against Taiwan.”
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    Chinese aircraft carrier nears completion
    Tue, Apr 12, 2011 - After nearly nine years of refurbishing work, China’s first aircraft carrier — a platform that could add to Taiwan’s defense concerns — could soon embark on its maiden voyage, Chinese media reported last week.
     
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    Maybe the KMT should take back Beijing like they promised.
     
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    Is Taiwan gonna have to fend for itself?...
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    Could US policy abandon Taiwan?
    Wed, May 11, 2011 - Recently there has been an unprecedented volume of talk, some of it serious, to the effect that the US will, and even should, end its responsibility of defending Taiwan.
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    Hard up for arms sales, Taiwan turns to its own defenses
    May 16, 2011 - The development in Taiwan’s weapons industry advances its long-term goal of greater military self-sufficiency as the US waffles under pressure from China on whether to continue selling advanced weapons to the island as it has done for decades.
     
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    when on earth did we stop backing Taiwan?
     
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    Off we go, into the wild blue yonder...
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    Pressure builds for sale of F-16 jets to Taiwan
    Tuesday, June 7, 2011 : Lawmakers cite jobs, air power
     
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    I graduated high school from TAS.

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