Mon, May 21, 2012 - Page 8 News List

Washington must stand by its old ally Taiwan

By Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

If the 21st century is the “Asian century,” then a democratic Taiwan free of mainland domination remains a lynchpin for curtailing Chinese hegemony over the Asian continent. Thus, the US must stand by Taiwan to ensure our shared strategic and economic interests are protected.

US Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen chairs the US House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee.

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