August 8, 2012

Taiwan Takes China's Side in Sea Fray

Brendan O'Reilly, Asia Times

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Those hoping Taipei would join the regional conflict against Beijing on sovereignty of the South China Sea could be in for a bitter blow. While the mainland Communists and Taiwan's ruling KMT certainly disagree on who should run "one China", they are on the same page when it comes to China's hegemony over the sea, its islands, and its potentially rich resources. Formal cooperation on the dispute may be in the works. - Brendan O'Reilly (Aug 8, '12)
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