Saturday, January 26, 2013
How to Cope with China and threats of conflict
My editorial that was published by the Taipei Times challenging the ideas of Scott Bates, President of the Center for National Policy, who on Wednesday restated his "Taiwan 21" plan, in which Taiwan would renounce offensive military measures inside Chinese territory, even in the event of an attack on Taiwan by the PLA. Mr. Bates also proposes that Taiwan slash its standing army from 130,000 to 65,000, and reconfigure it to become a "self-defense force", and focus its mission on international aid relief. The article in its entirety can be found in the link below.