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US weapons sales will just be mere symbolism

By Liu Shih-chung 劉世忠

Whatever weapons Washington sells Taipei will be merely symbolic, while Taiwan has lost a long-term view of national security because our shortsighted politicians only care about these things at election time.

Liu Shih-chung is a research fellow at the Taipei-based Taiwan Brain Trust.

Translated by Drew Cameron

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