Taiwan's National Security Is at Risk

May 7, 2019 Topic: Security Region: Asia Tags: TaiwanNational SecurityMilitaryWarTraining

Taiwan's National Security Is at Risk

How can Taipei and Washington defend Taiwan if they only practice tabletop exercises?

If so, prepare to lose.

And should the free people on Taiwan one day give up after concluding the Americans are “all talk,” the geostrategic disaster for the United States and the region will still be written about five hundred years from now—as the date America’s position in Asia collapsed.

Grant Newsham is a retired U.S. Marine Officer and is a senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies.

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