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Social Media: Hotspots: China

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Opposition visit to Beijing sparks anger among Taiwan leaders
In the wake of China's anti-secession law, the Nationalist Party's visit to Bejing is seen as a counterproductive move by some. (Chris Buckley and Keith Bradsher, 3/30/05, New York Times) Read More...


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Chirac still on China's side over arms sales
In a conversation with Chinese President Hu Jintao, the French President says that Paris will continue supporting the lifting of the EU arms ban over China, despite hefty opposition against the move. ... Read More...


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How There Comes 'Chinese Military Threat' Theory
Since February of this year, US military leaders have voiced their concern over the modern Chinese army. In reality, China still lags far behind the US and Japan in military spending, headcount, weapo... Read More...


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China's Law on Taiwan Backfires
China's anti-secession law is hindering the country's image abroad, and the opposite of the desired effect is happening in Taiwan. (Edward Cody, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Tiananmen's Legacy
The debacle with the US over the European Union's plan to lift the arms embargo against China has led to a re-examination of the Tiananmen incident. (Jim Hoagland, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Rice: U.S. Concerned About China Military Build-Up
Secretary of State says this is due to China's rising tensions with Taiwan, which the U.S. has pledged to defend. (Saul Hudson, Reuters, 3/15/05) Read More...


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Taiwan: War bill a big provocation
Taiwan calls China's anti-secession law a "war bill", as it authorizes Beijing to resort to force should Taipei attempt to declare itself independent. (CNN.com, 3/14/05) Read More...


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Editorial: Taiwan must act, but carefully
The writer claims that Taiwan must "keep from being entrapped in the mire of 'one China' rhetoric". (Taipei Times, 3/15/05) Read More...


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The Two Faces of Rising China
The writer explores both of China's desired (and often conflicting) portrayals of itself: on one hand, China attempts to ease itself into accepted international norms, while on the other hand, there i... Read More...


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China rejects US response to law
Claiming that other countries should recognize China's need to "protect its territorial integrity", Beijing rejected Washington's appeal to reconsider China's anti-secession law, written with Taiwan i... Read More...


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US security review commission blasts anti-secession law
The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns that passage of China's anti-secession law will be counter-productive in achieving a peaceful resolution to the Taiwan Strait issue. (Melody ... Read More...


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US up in arms over 'anti-secession' law
Following China's release of a summary of their anti-secession law, which would allow them to attack Taiwan should it move too far toward independence, US officials find themselves shocked and disconc... Read More...


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China to have 800 missiles aimed at Taiwan in 2006: defense minister
Beijing is "prepared to use force to bring the island to heel but only after all other avenues are exhausted". (Defence News, 3/09/05) Read More...


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Anti-secession law threatens democracy activists
The writer discusses the reasons behind the low profile kept by Chinese democracy activists in response to China's anti-secession law, before moving on to analyze the law's effects on such activists. ... Read More...


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It's Chen who is delusional
The writer harshly criticizes Taiwan's President, Chen Shui-bian, and his attempts to pacify China have come far too late to do any good. (Stephen Carter, Taipei Times, 3/09/05) Read More...


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The world that can say 'no'
After China's anti-secession law, the writers claim that the only way to prevent China from escalating its military threat against Taiwan is for the rest of the international community to start saying... Read More...


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Is Europe Taiwan's friend or foe?
The writer examines what kind of an effect the European Union's lifting of the arms ban against China would have, and in the best interests of which countries. (Doug Bandow, Taipei Times, 3/08/05) Read More...


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EU tries to ease standoff with U.S. over China arms
The European Union plans to send a high-level delegation to Washington in an attempt to defuse the situation over the lifting of the arms ban on China. (Adam Entous, Reuters.com, 3/08/05) Read More...


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Marchers send message to China
Thousands in Taiwan took to the streets to protest China's anti-secession law, along with its implications for the status quo in the Taiwan Strait (Jewel Huang and Ko Shu-ling, Taipei Times, 3/07/05) Read More...


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US, EU on Collision Course Over China
Two senior members of the United States Congress warned the European Union this week that the lifting of the 15-year arms embargo on China could result in a halt of US sales in military technology to ... Read More...


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Taiwan press rallies against new law
Taiwan's newspapers are advising that Taiwan draft an anti-secession law of their own- one that would not allow Taiwan to be taken by China. (BBC News, 3/07/05) Read More...


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Legislators unite against anti-secession law
Lawmakers from both of Taiwan's political camps have agreed to pass a law condemning China's proposed anti-secession law. (Kou Shu-ling, Taipei Times, 3/04/05) Read More...


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Anti-secession bill ups cross-strait tension
Many recognize that China's anti-secession bill is driving its relationship with Taiwan in the wrong direction. (Alan D. Romberg, Asia Times Online, 3/03/05) Read More...


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European lawmaker plans resolution to protest Chinese law
A member of the European Parliament claims that the anti-secession law is merely a "political weapon" aimed specifically at Taiwan. (Taipei Times, 3/03/05) Read More...


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Beware of China's encirclement
The writer warns Taiwan that an amphibious assault is not all they have to fear from China, which is swiftly encircling Taiwan with its successes in the economic and cultural arenas. (Chong-pin Lin, T... Read More...


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Taiwan raps EU over plans to lift China arms ban
President Chen Shui-bian warned the European Union that repealing the arms ban against China would threaten the peace in East Asia, and also criticized certain European countries of upholding a double... Read More...


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China, US ever at loggerheads over Taiwan
With its growing concern over China's growing military strength, the US continues to denounce China's anti-secession law as well as the EU's intention to repeal the arms ban, both of which could excab... Read More...


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Says the right thing, Clinton
This editorial discusses not only the former President's recent visit to Taiwan, but the effects his cabinet's Taiwan-related actions has had on the current Taiwan Strait situation. (Taipei Times, 2/2... Read More...


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Offering an olive twig
Taiwan's outspoken leader, President Chen Shui-bian, imagines a possible peace between China and Taiwan. (Newsweek, 2/28/05) Read More...


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Soft Power, Hard Choices
Will China's growing economic prosperity translate into a growing military threat? (Melinda Liu and John Barry, Newsweek, 2/28/05) Read More...


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