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China's defense policy is evolving

By Chong-Pin Lin 林中斌

In short, the 2006 white paper carries greater diplomatic than military significance. It transcends both the military dimension and Taiwan Strait concerns.

Chong-Pin Lin, a former deputy defense minister, is president of the Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies.

Translated by Daniel Cheng and Eddy Chang

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