TITLE

Fantasy Island

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Lawrence F.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;04/09/2001-04/16/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 15/16, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the United States should provide weaponry to Taiwan, despite Chinese opposition to this move. U.S. sinologists' opposition to the sales, in belief that Taiwan is the troublemaker; China's efforts to enlist U.S. business community on its behalf, to convince U.S. President George W. Bush not to allow the arms sales; Failure of U.S. liberals to recognize that Taiwan is a democracy which deserves U.S. support; Announcement made by Beijing that it had adopted a timetable for swallowing up the island and loosened its criteria for the use of force against Taiwan.
ACCESSION #
4277272

 

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