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Moving the concensus goalposts

By Parris Chang 張旭成

Can Xi and his politburo associates do away with their outdated concept of sovereignty and accept another Singapore in East Asia?

Blood is thicker than water: If the Chinese leadership offers friendship and coexistence, and not to control or conquest, Taiwanese will reciprocate by doing their utmost to enhance cooperation, shared prosperity and peaceful development in cross-strait relations.

Parris Chang is professor emeritus of political science at Penn State University and president of the Taiwan Institute for Political, Economic and Strategic Studies.

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