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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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US, Mexico social security move has India's attention
As the US and Mexico work towards sealing a pact on social security-totalisation between themselves, halfway across the world, India is watching with interest, not just the precedent, but the obstacle... 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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Bloggers will rescue the right
For decades the national conversation in most western countries has been directed by a few talking heads. Newspapers play important roles but all the evidence suggests that broadcasters have possessed... Read More...


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Shifting Atlantic Alliance
Discussion of the common interests held by the Atlantic partners in view of President Bush's visit to Europe. By Josef Joffe. (The Washington Post, 2/14/2005) Read More...


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U.S. and Europe Drawing Closer Together
"The truth is that, on the eve of Bush's visit, the United States and Europe are drawing closer together--but not because Americans are aceeding to the wishes of Europeans. Our policies haven't change... Read More...


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NT dollar hits highest level in four years
The New Taiwan dollar strengthening against the US dollar, along with other Asian currencies. (Lisa Wang, Taipei Times, 2/23/05) 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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Disarmament: Have the Five Nuclear Powers Done Enough?
The United States on Key Nuclear Issues The 2000 NPT Review Conference and the 13 Practical Steps: A Summary Arms Control Association (January/February 2005) Read More...


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No Fast Exit From Iraq
The US should not exit Iraq anytime soon, the columnist argues. America's departure could lead to chaos and civil war, which in turn would encourage anti-American causes abroad. By Fareed Zakaria. (W... Read More...


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Shifting Atlantic Alliance
The writer says that with the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the US and Europe began to believe they didn't need each other any longer. By Josef Joffe. (Washington Post, 2/14/2005) Read More...


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No Mullah Left Behind
The author argues that combining geopolitics and environmentalism will help the US eradicate terrorism. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 2/13/2005) Read More...


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EU-US Relations
Speech by Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, EU Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighborhood Policy. (CSIS, 1/13/2005) Read More...


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Court of First Resort
The author writes that the Bush Administration is having a hard time deciding what it hates more: genocide or the International Criminal Court at the Hague, which it is actively working to undermine. ... Read More...


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RMB No Scapegoat for US Woes
The writers argue that the reason some US financial heavyweights are so keen on the question of RMB revaluation is because they want to dodge the issue of the weakening US dollar. By Tao Zhipeng, Xu R... Read More...


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Bush's Middle East Democracy Dream
US President George W. Bush's 2005 State of the Union Address emphasized the US mission of popularizing democracy and freedom worldwide. By People's Daily. (People's Daily, 2/4/2005) 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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American Nationalism Viewed from Bush's Inauguration
To comment on the theme of Bush's inauguration in 2005, the writer draws upon material from the a book "America: Right or Wrong?" by Anatol Lieven. By Huang Qing. (People's Daily, 1/21/2005) 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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Not Much Kinder and Gentler
Although many Europeans expect Condoleezza Rice to revive a pragmatic, nonideological foreign policy begun during the first Bush Administration, the President's foreign policy was in fact highly ideol... 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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