Biden’s policy on Taiwan

  • 02 May, 2021
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Members of the US delegation met with President Tsai Ing-wen on April 15 (Photo by CNA)
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Prof.Edward I-hsin Chen, a professor emeritus of Tamkang University at the Department of Diplomacy and International Relations.
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Prof.Edward I-hsin Chen, a professor emeritus of Tamkang University at the Department of Diplomacy and International Relations.
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US President Joe Biden (Photo by CNA)

The US State Department announced on April 9th a new policy to encourage engagement between Taiwanese and US officials and in mid-April, President Tsai met a senior delegation led by US Senator Dodd and sent by US President Joe Biden. In mid-April, US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga made a joint statement after the summit referring to the importance of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and it was the first reference to Taiwan jointly made again by the US and Japanese leaders since 1969. Will there be a repeat of Truman containment policy? Let’s hear from Prof.Edward I-hsin Chen, a professor emeritus of Tamkang University at the Department of Diplomacy and International Relations.

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