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China to have 800 missiles aimed at Taiwan in 2006: defense minister
Beijing is "prepared to use force to bring the island to heel but only after all other avenues are exhausted". (Defence News, 3/09/05) Read More...


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A Force for Good
The author writes that the reforms undertaken by the Pentagon post-9/11 to make the military a more flexible institution to wage war on terrorism have also made it more suited for humanitarian mission... Read More...


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Anti-secession law threatens democracy activists
The writer discusses the reasons behind the low profile kept by Chinese democracy activists in response to China's anti-secession law, before moving on to analyze the law's effects on such activists. ... Read More...


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US seeks action against Iran
THE US called on the international community today to consider possible actions against Iran following its reluctance in talks with the European Union to drop its sensitive nuclear activities. (Austra... Read More...


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The Military Balance 2004-2005
International Institute of Strategic Studies Director's statement and Q&A (audio) (10/19/2004) Read More...


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Is Europe Taiwan's friend or foe?
The writer examines what kind of an effect the European Union's lifting of the arms ban against China would have, and in the best interests of which countries. (Doug Bandow, Taipei Times, 3/08/05) Read More...


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EU tries to ease standoff with U.S. over China arms
The European Union plans to send a high-level delegation to Washington in an attempt to defuse the situation over the lifting of the arms ban on China. (Adam Entous, Reuters.com, 3/08/05) Read More...


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Marchers send message to China
Thousands in Taiwan took to the streets to protest China's anti-secession law, along with its implications for the status quo in the Taiwan Strait (Jewel Huang and Ko Shu-ling, Taipei Times, 3/07/05) Read More...


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US, EU on Collision Course Over China
Two senior members of the United States Congress warned the European Union this week that the lifting of the 15-year arms embargo on China could result in a halt of US sales in military technology to ... Read More...


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Legislators unite against anti-secession law
Lawmakers from both of Taiwan's political camps have agreed to pass a law condemning China's proposed anti-secession law. (Kou Shu-ling, Taipei Times, 3/04/05) Read More...


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Anti-secession bill ups cross-strait tension
Many recognize that China's anti-secession bill is driving its relationship with Taiwan in the wrong direction. (Alan D. Romberg, Asia Times Online, 3/03/05) Read More...


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European lawmaker plans resolution to protest Chinese law
A member of the European Parliament claims that the anti-secession law is merely a "political weapon" aimed specifically at Taiwan. (Taipei Times, 3/03/05) Read More...


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Beware of China's encirclement
The writer warns Taiwan that an amphibious assault is not all they have to fear from China, which is swiftly encircling Taiwan with its successes in the economic and cultural arenas. (Chong-pin Lin, T... Read More...


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Taiwan raps EU over plans to lift China arms ban
President Chen Shui-bian warned the European Union that repealing the arms ban against China would threaten the peace in East Asia, and also criticized certain European countries of upholding a double... Read More...


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China, US ever at loggerheads over Taiwan
With its growing concern over China's growing military strength, the US continues to denounce China's anti-secession law as well as the EU's intention to repeal the arms ban, both of which could excab... Read More...


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Says the right thing, Clinton
This editorial discusses not only the former President's recent visit to Taiwan, but the effects his cabinet's Taiwan-related actions has had on the current Taiwan Strait situation. (Taipei Times, 2/2... Read More...


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Soft Power, Hard Choices
Will China's growing economic prosperity translate into a growing military threat? (Melinda Liu and John Barry, Newsweek, 2/28/05) Read More...


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Patriot Games: Pak warns US of S Asia crisis
Pakistan said on Wednesday that any bid by India to buy US-made Patriot missiles would plunge the region into crisis and threaten an ongoing peace process between the nuclear-armed rivals. (2/13/2005,... Read More...


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'Anti-annexation' law unveiled
The Taiwan Solidarity Union released a draft of a bill meant to counter China's proposed anti-secession law. (Jewel Huang, Taipei Times, 2/24/05) Read More...


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Aircraft now a priority for Taiwan, experts urge
As the US and Japan are readjusting their military strategy, Taiwan is being urged to build up its maritime-patrol aircraft force, given China's increasingly active navy. (Rich Chang, Taipei Times, 2/... Read More...


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China accuses US and Japan of interfering
China criticized the US and Japan's joint security statement regarding the Taiwan Strait issue, accusing the two countries of meddling in its affairs. (Jim Yardley and Keith Bradsher, New York Times, ... Read More...


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US, Japan talk about Taiwan's safety
The allies wish to maintain stability in the Asia Pacific region, with the cross-strait relations being an important point of the discussion that took place between the two countries. (Charles Snyder,... Read More...


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China denounces United States-Japan Agreement on Taiwan
China claims to see the US and Japan declaration that the peaceful resolution of the Taiwan Strait issue is a shared goal as meddling its internal affairs, as well as hurting China's sovereignty. (Kei... Read More...


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Training Iraqis: The Facts
The Senator explains the discrepancy between the sharply conflicting figures he and Condoleezza Rice put forth at Dr. Rice's confirmation hearings when discussing the number of trained Iraqi security ... Read More...


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U.S. brushes off German NATO plan
A German proposal to reform the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by establishing a trans-Atlantic forum to agree strategies was brushed aside by U.S. officials and rejected by the organization at a ... Read More...


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Russia Defies U.S. Pressure on International Arms Sales
The head of Russia’s state arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport has said that Moscow will not restrict sales of other weapons to countries that are out of favor with the United States. (Moscow News, 2/... Read More...


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Espionage: Does It Have a Future in the 21st Century?
Now that the Cold War is over, the United States and other countries, from Great Britain to Indonesia, are facing threats from non-state actors, including terrorists, global criminal gangs, and prolif... Read More...


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EU urged to maintain arms ban
The Bush administration is working aggressively to prevent the European Union from lifting its arms embargo against China, on the grounds of the country's unrepentant human rights background. (Bill Ge... Read More...


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Forgetting Tiananmen: Eager To Rebuild Trade, EU Ignores Rights Violations
The writer examines the US's stance against the European Union's intention to lift the arms embargo against China, which does not place as much emphasis against China's human rights record as it shoul... Read More...


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A trans-Atlantic storm over arms for China
While against the idea of the EU lifting the arms embargo against China, the writer outlines a set of procedures that should be followed by the EU. (Hans Binnendijk, International Herald Tribune, 2/09... Read More...


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