Strategic Ambiguity Over Taiwan Has Outlived Its Usefulness

September 29, 2020 Topic: Security Region: Asia Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: TaiwanChinaAmericaOne China PolicyTaiwan InvasionDeterrence

Strategic Ambiguity Over Taiwan Has Outlived Its Usefulness

Ending Strategic Ambiguity is not enough. We need to develop a vision on how we want to include Taiwan into the family of nations.

Gerrit van der Wees is a former Dutch diplomat. From 1980 through 2016, he served as chief editor of Taiwan Communiqué. He currently teaches the history of Taiwan at George Mason University and Current Issues in East Asia at George Washington University.

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