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Taiwan confrontation crisis

George H. Kerr

Taiwan confrontation crisis

by George H. Kerr

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Published by Formosan Association for Public Affairs, Formosan Association for Human Rights in Washington, D.C, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Taiwan
    • Subjects:
    • Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge H. Kerr.
      ContributionsFormosan Association for Public Affairs., Formosan Association for Human Rights.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS799.816 .K47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2294077M
      LC Control Number86164314

      A signal contribution to an understanding of the desperately complex diplomatic history of Taiwan and the United States, this will become the 'go-to' book on the cross-Taiwan Strait problem. Alan M. Wachman. An important work that will make a strong impact and be widely : $ Chinese Military Power: a gateway to full-text online resources concerning China's military policy, capabilities, and potential. The site also addresses relevant domestic political and economic factors, the military balance in East Asia, and U.S. policy toward China.

      Taiwan could take on renewed strategic significance amid the backdrop of the deepening rivalry between China and the United States, and find itself at the centre of a Cold War-style superpower confrontation. While Washington’s support and military power has historically guaranteed Taiwan’s security, this is no longer a certainty. In the mid 60s the crisis over Quemoy and Matsu, Offshore Islands in the Taiwan States, which is variously described as the (Offshore Islands) (OSI) Crisis, the Quemoy Crisis, or in the title of Halperin’s study the Taiwan Straits crisis- was not generally perceived as having been a nuclear crisis, despite the fears expressed publicly by.

      Title: The Taiwan Strait Confrontation. Created Date: 7/27/ PM. This website is dedicated to analyzing complexities that could lead to one of the most dangerous confrontation situations between two mature nuclear powers; China and the U.S. The current central issue is Taiwan's movement toward independence which China will not tolerate. China passed an Anti-Secession Law that stated it would not renounce the use of force if necessary to prevent Taiwan.


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