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Firm basis for cross-strait relations

By Gerrit van der Wees

A third element in a firm basis for long-term peace and stability across the Strait is actually the US itself: its continued forward presence in the region and its strong support for a free and democratic Taiwan, which Thornton herself described so eloquently as the “dazzling display of Taiwan’s robust democracy in action.”

Gerrit van der Wees is editor of Taiwan Communique, based in Washington.

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