Taiwan 2020 Election
August 21, 2019

Why the U.S. Defends Taiwan

(Source: The Taipei Times.)

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES |

For many Asia-watchers, one of the biggest surprises of Donald Trump’s last two years and eight months in high office has been that he hasn’t sold Taiwan out in return for China’s help on North Korea, a trade deal, or just because it would make Xi Jinping (習近平) happy. In fact, the opposite has occurred. The Trump White House has arguably done more to help ensure Taiwan’s continued freedom and independence from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) than any administration in well over 40 years…

Read the full article in the Taipei Times.

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