Wed, Feb 15, 2012 - Page 8 News List

Taiwan has to move on toward true democracy

By Nat Bellocchi 白樂崎

The US can help by continuing to provide a security umbrella, so Taiwanese are truly free to choose their own future. It can also help by encouraging Taiwan to undergo legislative and judicial reforms so that there are appropriate checks and balances. That is what real democracy is all about.

Nat Bellocchi is a former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan. The views expressed in this article are his own.

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