This article appeared on October 21, 2020 in my column at The Washington Times. Taiwan is about to be attacked by China. … More
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT QUICK POINTS: China conducts series of aggressive SORTIES into Taiwanese airspace since Feb. … More
It’s time to draw-down U.S. forces from South Korea and move them on to Taiwan, only then can the United States build a proper defensive perimeter around China in the Asia-Pacific and only then will Washington be playing to its traditional strengths as a maritime power.
“Make no mistake: China will not leave Taiwan alone to its own devices. What’s more, the Chinese believe they have a decades-long historical record of American actions supporting Taiwan when faced against a potential Chinese military threat. China has made it their mission to reacquire Taiwan—sooner rather than later. Given America’s previous support for Taiwanese independence, Washington had better be prepared to withstand Chinese attacks against U.S.”